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SYCL Mentorship Award

2023 SYCL Mentorship Award Winner

Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, DABCC, FAACC

Associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine
Program director, Clinical Chemistry Fellowship
Medical director, point of care testing
Director, Special Chemistry Laboratory
Medical director, Ambulatory Care Center Lab and POCT
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The SYCL Mentorship Award is given annually to the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (formerly AACC) member who goes above the call of duty in their support of SYCL and the development of young, early-career scientists.


Nominations must be submitted to [email protected] by April 15. Each nomination must include a letter outlining the nominee's contributions as a mentor. One or more optional letters of support may also be included.

Previous Winners

2022 – Octavia M. Peck Palmer, PhD, FAACC
2021 – Elizabeth L. Frank, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
2020 – Alison Woodworth, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
2019 – Judith Stone, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC
2018 – Alan Wu, PhD, DABCC
2017 – Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC
2016 – Jim Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FACB
2015 – Carmen L. Wiley, PhD, DABCC
2014 – David G. Grenache, PhD, DABCC, FACB
2013 – Thomas Annesley, PhD, DABCC, FACB
2012 – Nader Rifai, PhD, DABCC, FACB
2011 – Ann Gronowski, PhD, DABCC, FACB