ADVISORY COMMITTEE

MEDICAL & MOLECULAR SCIENCES 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 & molecular 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 & molecular 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 & Molecular Science Program Director and Instructor
Department of Medical & Molecular Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

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

Albert Carrette, M.S., M(ASCP)
Microbiology/Molecular Manager
Virtua Health
Virtua Voorhees, NJ
 
Michael Healy, M.B.A, M.S., MT(ASCP)SBB
Director, Blood Bank Services
Christiana Care Health Services
Newark, DE
 
Phoebe Holmes, M.D.
Pathologist
Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, DE
Medical Director and Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Medical & Molecular Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE
 
Virginia Hughes, Ph.D., MLS(ASCP) CM  SBB
Medical Diagnostics Pre-PA Program Director and Associate Professor
Department of Medical & Molecular Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE
 
James W. Kegelman, M.E.
Sr. Staff Engineer
Siemens Healthineers
Newark, DE
 
Jennifer Koons
HR Business Consultant
Siemens Healthineers
Newark, DE
 

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

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

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

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

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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