Mark D. Kellogg, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC, NACB - April 2012  Mentor of the Month

Dr. Kellogg is currently the Associate Director of Chemistry, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston, and an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, in Boston Massachusetts.

From January 1999 until August of 2007, Dr. Kellogg was a research biochemist on active duty in the US Army. His first assignment was in the Nutrition Division of the US Army Medical Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, located in Natick Massachusetts. Here he worked primarily with nutritional modulation of physical and cognitive performance and the clinical chemistry associated with monitoring performance. Through the Army’s Long Term Higher Education and Training program, Dr. Kellogg completed his post-doctoral training in Clinical Chemistry at Children’s Hospital Boston. His final assignment with the Army was at the prestigious US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Ft. Detrick, Maryland, where he served as the Field Team Leader for the Institutes Diagnostic Systems Division. In addition he was the assistant director for the National Laboratory at USAMRIID, supporting the nation's Bioterrorism Laboratory Response Network. Prior to his active duty tour, Dr. Kellogg was an Associate Professor at Ferris State University in Big Rapids Michigan, teaching clinical chemistry, phlebotomy and quality courses in the medical technology and medical laboratory technician programs. He received his doctorate in biology from the University of Notre Dame in 1996 where he studied the adaptation of fish to environments of differing salinity. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from Michigan Technological University.

Dr. Kellogg is active in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), currently serving as Chair for the Northeast section, is on the executive board for the Nutrition Division and on the boards of ComACC and ABCC.