Board of Directors

AACC’s 13-member Board of Directors is elected by the AACC membership, and all serve three-year terms, except the President, who serves sequential one-year terms as President-Elect, President, and Past President. Elections take place annually.

In addition to the full Board of Directors itself, AACC’s leadership governs the organization through three other committees, the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Nominating Committee.

Michael J. Bennett, PhD, DABCC, FACB (President) is Director of the Michael J. Palmieri Metabolic Laboratory at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Patricia (Patti) M. Jones, PhD (Past-President) is a Professor of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Dennis J. Dietzen, PhD, (President-Elect) is a Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology and Immunology, Washington University; Medical Director, Core Laboratory, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Medical Director, Metabolic Genetics Laboratory, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.

Corinne Fantz, PhD, DABCC, FACB (Treasurer) is a Director, Scientific Affairs POCT, Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Anthony A. Killeen, MD, PhD (Secretary) is Professor and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lorin Bachmann, PhD is Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry, Co-Director, Point of Care Testing, Virginia Commonwealth University Health, Richmond, Virginia.

Linnea M. Baudhuin, PhD, DABMG is Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

William Clarke, PhD, MBA, DABCC is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and the Director of both Point-of-Care Testing and Clinical Toxicology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

Paul J. Jannetto, PhD, DABCC, FACB, M.T. (ASCP) is the Director, Toxicology and Drug Monitoring Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

Stephen R. Master, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Director, Central Lab; Chief of Clinical Chemistry Laboratory Services, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York.

James C. Ritchie, PhD, DABCC, FACB is Director, Emory Medical Laboratories, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.

Carmen L. Wiley, PhD, DABCC is a Regional Manager of Scientific Affairs - Cardiac at Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Steven J. Zibrat, MS, MT(ASCP) is the Laboratory Manager, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

Janet Kreizman (ex-officio Board member) is the CEO of AACC.