ADVISORY COMMITTEE

MLS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Advisory Committee is comprised of healthcare providers, industry representatives, alumni, and educators who share a common goal of assuring that the medical laboratory science program is innovative and of the highest quality. With the assistance of the Advisory Committee, visionary planning for the future of the program is of the utmost importance. The responsibilities of the Advisory Committee include the following:

  • to provide perspective about the current relevancy of the curriculum;
  • to evaluate program effectiveness as employers and recommend changes when needed;
  • to provide perspective about the medical laboratory scientist staffing needs of the region;
  • to provide input into staff utilization trends in clinical facilities in the region;
  • to provide liaison between the University and clinical affiliates;
  • to provide liaison between the Program and the University when needed; and
  • to provide assistance in procurement of resources from manufacturers, hospitals, alumni, etc.

Leslie Allshouse, M.Ed., M.B.A., MLS(ASCP)CM
Medical Laboratory Science Program Director and Instructor
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Esther Biswas-Fiss, Ph.D., MB(ASCP)CM
Professor and Chair
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Karen Brinker, M.Ed., MLS(ASCP)CM
Medical Laboratory Science Clinical Education Coordinator and Instructor
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Cheryl Katz, M.S., MLS(ASCP)SH
Vice President, Pathology & Laboratory Services
Christiana Care Health Services
Christiana Hospital
Newark, DE

Don Lehman, EdD., MLS(ASCP)CM, SM (NRM)
Medical Diagnostic Program Director and Associate Professor
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Theresa Matarese, B.S., MT(ASCP)SBB
Laboratory Administrator
Union Hospital of Cecil County

Mary Ann McLane, Ph.D., MLS(ASCP)CM
Professor
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Eric R. Montgomery, M.D.
Pathologist
Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, DE
Medical Director and Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Barbara Moore, M.H.S.A, MLS(ASCP)CM
Laboratory Administrative Director
Cape Regional Medical Center
Cape May Court House, NJ

Marc Portmann, M.H.A., MT(ASCP), ABB(ELD)
Chief Operating Officer
Brandywine Urology Consultants
Wilmington, DE

Ron Scheeler, M.S., MT(ASCP)
Laboratory Operations Director
Virtua Health
Virtua Voorhees/Berlin/Camden, NJ

Carroll Scribner
Human Resources Director
Siemens Healthineers
Newark, DE

Vipul Shah, M.B.A., MLS(ASCP), DLM(ASCP)CM
Division Manager, Clinical Labs
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Al Valentine, M.B.A., C(ASCP)
Administrative Director, Clinical and Financial Affairs
Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, MD

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