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Message from the NACB President

Dr. Robert Murray discusses important Academy activities from 2010 as well as some potential activities in 2011. >>

New Joint AACC/NACB Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine Committee

Dr. Steve Kahn writes about the new EBLMC committee and its purpose. Members of this committee include some of those who served on the ESAC and EBM committees. >>

NACB Launches Weekly Blog on Laboratory Practice Issues

NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog) launches on Tuesday, January 4. Posts will be made on a variety of areas in clinical chemistry weekly. Read, comment, and share with your colleagues. >>

First Lab Tests Online Site Launches in South America

Congratulations to Lab Tests Online for launching its first site in South America. LTO now offers sites in 13 countries and there are four additional sites in development. >>

AACC and NACB to Present Conference on Glycemic Control

The 2011 Arnold O. Beckman conference will focus on glycemic control. This meeting will occur in April 2011 in San Diego, CA.  >>

Undergraduate Researcher Receives Prestigious Recognition From NACB

Did you have an opportunity to meet Dennis O’Rourke at this year’s annual meeting in Anaheim? If you didn’t, read more about this ambitious young researcher and his work in Dr. Brian Liu’s laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. >>

AACC and NACB to Present: Professional Practice in Clinical Chemistry

The Professional Practice program will take place in May 2011 in San Diego, CA. Read this article to learn more about the topics being covered.  >>

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