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NACB President's Report – April 2010

Dr. Robert Murray discusses his plans and goals for the NACB in the upcoming year. He touches on issues regarding the AACC/NACB partnership, the 2011 Beckman conference, health care reform, and guidelines and other documents drafted by the NACB. >>

Meeting Report

Dr. Alex Rai writes about his trip to Germany and the 12th Annual Conference of the Bergmeyer Conference. >>

Pharmacogenetics Guideline

The Pharmacogenetics Guideline is now available online and for purchase. The Board recognizes and thanks the committee members. >>

Get to Know NACB Board Member Dr. Patti Jones

NACB member Dr. Patti Jones has been blogging about the 2010 Annual Meeting. Learn a little more about Dr. Jones and blogging in this article and podcast. >>

Special Issue of Clinical Chemistry on Proteomics

Dr. Glen Hortin writes about the February 2010 Proteomics Special Issue of Clinical Chemistry. Dr. Hortin was one of three guest editors for this special issue. >>

Meet NACB Mentor Dr. Elizabeth Frank

Dr. Joshua Bornhorst writes about his mentor—NACB member Dr. Elizabeth Frank. He reviews their academic histories as well as the ways in which she has influenced him. >>

Lab Tests Online Update

Lab Tests Online

AACC staff member George Linzer talks about recent and upcoming changes to Lab Tests Online. From additional test listings to new translations, a number of important changes have occurred recently and as a sponsor of Lab Tests Online, NACB should be proud of these developments. >>

NACB Officers

President
Robert L. Murray
Midwest Diagnostic Pathology

President-Elect
Ronald J. Whitley 
University of Kentucky

Secretary
James Carl Ritchie 
Emory University Hospital

Treasurer
Kenneth E. Blick
University of Oklahoma

Past President
Stephen E. Kahn 
Loyola University Medical Center

Director 
Mary Lou Gantzer
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics 

Director
Patricia M. Jones
Children's Medical Center

Director
Gary L. Myers
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Director 
Loralie Langman
Mayo Clinic 

Director
Lori J. Sokoll
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Director
William E. Winter
University of Florida

Staff
Penelope Jones, AACC


Addition Resources 

NACB membership has grown from 381 in 1999 to 575 in 2009.  The Academy welcomes doctoral level scientists with professional certification and a commitment to advancing the science and practice of laboratory medicine.