As I write this, the calendar says its spring. But the local weather and my Chicago baseball teams are acting like its fall. Yet summer is weeks away and AACC’s Annual Meeting (AM) here less than a month afterwards. One place where it did feel like summer was at the NACB Board of Directors meeting in Alexandria, VA in late April.
EMERGING CV RISK FACTORS NOW ONLINE
The Emerging Biomarkers for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Laboratory Medicine Practice Guideline, edited by Gary L. Myers is now available on the NACB web site.
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE COURSE A SUCCESS
The NACB co-hosted the 2009 AACC Professional Practice in Clinical Chemistry course that was held April 19-23 in Alexandria, Virginia. There were over 110 registrants in attendance. The course was well received by the audience. The next course will be in 2011.
NACB PARTICIPATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE 2009 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN CLINICAL CHEMISTRY COURSE
The Professional Practice in Clinical Chemistry Course represents the hard work and dedication of a number of individuals over an 18-month period. There is no doubt that the continued success of the program is in part to the commitment of these AACC and NACB members.
The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) is proud to announce the following new Academy Fellows. As NACB members these distinguished scientists are all doctorate-level professionals dedicated to enhancing the scholarship and practice of clinical biochemistry.
NACB CONGRATULATES 2009 DISTINGUISHED ABSTRACT WINNERS
The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Distinguished Abstract Awards. 825 abstracts accepted for the AACC Annual Meeting were submitted to a second scientific review by a group of NACB Fellows and 22 were identified as representing outstanding research worthy of special recognition.
Through its annual awards program, NACB, the Academy of AACC, celebrates the achievements of colleagues who have made significant contributions through scholarship and service to the profession.