2015 International Travel Grant Winners

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International Travel Grants promote the global exchange of science and information by providing an opportunity for clinical laboratory professionals from emerging areas around the world to attend the AACC Annual Meeting. Funded by AACC’s Access Program, these awards are made possible through generous donations from corporate and individual contributors and AACC Local Sections and Divisions, who fund these travel grants and mentor our international visitors.

2015 International Travel Grant Winners

Emmanuel Acheampong, BSc, MSc
Student and Research Assistant
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Ghana
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s Access Program

Mostafa Kamel Hassan AboZeid Ahmed, MSc
Molecular Microbiology and Molecular Pathology Unit Director
Al Borg Medical Laboratory
Saudi Arabia
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

Zhibin Cheng, MS
Research Scientist
Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
China
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Caio Mauricio Mendes de Cordova, PhD, MS
Professor
Universidade de Blumenau - FURB
Brasil
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Bolonghoge Krishantha Trixy Priyankara Dayanath, MBBS, DPath, MD, MAACB
Consultant Chemical Pathologist
North Colombo Teaching Hospital
Sri Lanka
Sponsored by a gift from Dr. Bob Dufour

Adel Elged

Adel Ahmed ElAzab ElGed, PhD, MS, MB, BCh
Assistant Professor
Ain Shams University
Egypt
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Benjamin Chijioke Esogwah, BMLS
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
University College Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Miswar Fattah, MSi
Research & Esoteric Laboratory Head
Prodia Clinic Laboratory
Indonesia
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert

Asmita Hazra, MD, MBBS
Assistant Professor
Christian Medical College, Vellore
India
Sponsored by a gift from Indian Alumni

Lucius Chidiebere Imoh, FMCPath
Consultant, Chemical Pathology
Jos University Teaching Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Cecilia Elorm Lekpor, PhD, MSc
Principal Biomedical Scientist
Korlebu Teaching Hospital
Ghana
Sponsored by a gift from Gerald & Sandy Gallwas

Tatiyana Lobachevskaya, MD, PhD
Clinical Work Department Head
Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Globus Med
Russia
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s Access Program

Yang Luo, MD, MM, BD
Associate Professor
Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University
China
Sponsored by a gift from Dr. Mary Lou Gantzer

Dr. Ehimen Phyllis Odum, FMCPath, MBBS
Consultant Metabolic Physician
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Texas Local Section

Dipendra Raj Pandeya, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from Gerald & Sandy Gallwas

Nicolas Tetreault

Nicolas Tétreault, PhD, MSc
Clinical Biochemist
Hospital du Haut-Richelieu
Canada
Sponsored by a gift from AACC Southern CA Local Section

Renu Yadav, MS
Student (M.S.)
Chonbuk National University
South Korea
Sponsored by a gift from Gerald & Sandy Gallwas

Binod Yadav

Binod Kumar Yadav
Assistant Professor
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from Gerald & Sandy Gallwas

Naval Kishor Yadav

Naval Kishor Yadav, MSc
Assistant Professor
Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from AACC Southern California Local Section

Jie Zhang, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Wenzhou Medical University
China
Sponsored by a gift from Doug Stickle