January 2010 Mentor of the Month: David Grenache
David G. Grenache, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC, FACB

Dr. Grenache is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and the medical director of the Special Chemistry laboratory at ARUP Laboratories in Salt Lake City, UT. He is also a co-director of the University’s ComACC accredited post-doctoral fellowship in clinical chemistry. He earned a B.A in biology and a B.S. in medical technology from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA and a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA. He completed his postdoctoral training in clinical chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and is a fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. Dr. Grenache has been a member of the AACC for 15 years and has served the Association at both the local and national levels. He has been the chairperson of the North Carolina local section and is currently the delegate for the Rocky Mountain local section. He participated in an advisory group that resulted in the founding of the Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians and he served as the Society’s first chairperson. He has served as the chairperson of the National Membership Committee, has been a member of two Annual Meeting Organizing Committees, was elected to the Nominating Committee, and was the chairperson for the Clinical Laboratory News board of editors. He is a director of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry where he currently serves as vice president and chair of the Examinations Committee. His research interests are in general clinical chemistry, reproductive biochemistry, and cancer biomarkers.

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