DIRECTORY

Department Leadership 

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Esther Biswas-Fiss, Ph.D., MB(ASCP)CM  
Professor
Department Chair
Director, Graduate Programs in Medical Sciences 
Director, Programs in Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Program Advisor, Molecular Diagnostics Minor and Certificate

305J Willard Hall
302-831-2912
ebiswas@udel.edu

Academic Program Directors 

Leslie M. Allshouse, M.Ed., M.B.A., MLS (ASCP)CM
Department Vice Chair 
S
enior Instructor
Director, Medical Laboratory Science
Program Advisor,
Post Baccalaureate Categorical Certificate in MLS
CHS Director of Curriculum

303E Willard Hall
302-831-2755
allshous@udel.edu

Virginia Hughes, Ph.D., MLS (ASCP)CM, SBB
Associate Professor
Director, Medical Diagnostics (Pre-PA)

303D Willard Hall
302-831-3865
vhughes@udel.edu

Denene Lofland, Ph.D., FACSc, MT(ASCP)
Associate Professor 
Director, Medical Diagnostics
Program Advisor, Medical Diagnostics Minor
Affiliated Faculty, Plant & Soil Sciences Microbiology Graduate Program

303C Willard Hall
302-831-8737
dlofland@udel.edu

Faculty

Mona Batish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

205 MCDowell Hall
302-831-8591
batish@udel.edu

 

Sam Biswas, Ph.D
Professor

301B Willard Hall
302-831-3367
biswassb@udel.edu

 

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Donald C. Lehman, Ed.D., MLS (ASCP) CM, SM(NRCM)
Professor
Director Health Professions Evaluation Committee
Program Advisor, Forensic Science Minor

305H Willard Hall
302-831-8432

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Huey-Jen Lin, Ph.D., MT(ASCP)
Associate Professor

303B WIllard Hall
hlin@udel.edu
302-831-7576

Paula A. Melancon, M. Ed., MT(ASCP)
Instructor
Clinical Education Coordinator

305F Willard Hall
302-831-0623

Vijay Parashar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

205 McDowell Hall
parashar@udel.edu302-831-4552

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Marie Wood, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor

305E Willard Hall
mewood@udel.edu
302-831-8595

Professional Staff

Jodi Allen, Medical and Molecular Sciences, February 12th, 2020.

Jodi Allen
Administrative Assistant

305 Willard Hall

302-831-8400

Susan Coffing, Medical and Molecular Sciences, February 5th, 2020.

Susan Coffing, M.Ed.
Academic Advisor
Program Advisor, Genetic Counseling Minor

305F Willard Hall
scoffing@udel.edu
302-831-8804

Diana levering, Medical and Molecular Sciences; February 12th, 2020

Diana C. Levering
Academic Support Coordinator

305K Willard Hall
302-831-2849

Kyle Protack, B.S.
Laboratory Coordinator

305D Willard Hall
kprotack@udel.edu
302-831-4212

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Heather A. Walters, M.Ed., MLS(ASCP)CM
Laboratory Coordinator

305D Willard Hall
302-831-4212

 

Supplemental/Affiliated Faculty

Karen R. Brinker, M. Ed., MLS (ASCP)CM
Adjunct/Supplemental Faculty
University of Delaware
kcchem@udel.edu

Zohra Ali-Khan Catts, M.S. LCGC
Director, Genetic Counseling Services
ChristianaCare
Co-Director, Masters in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling
Thomas Jefferson University
zcatts@udel.edu

Sheau Ching Chai
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Health and Nutrition
University of Delaware
scchai@udel.edu

Eric Chandler, MLS (ASCP)
Medical Laboratory Scientist
echandl@udel.edu

Mallory Chimmel, MSFS
DNA Analyst
The Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory
mchmiel@udel.edu

Jasmine Fuentes, MLS (ASCLS)
Technical Service Technician
Integrated Chemistry In-Vitro Diagnostics
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
jfuentes@udel.edu

Lindsey M. Hardy, MHA, MLS (ASCP)
Medical Laboratory Scientist
ChristianaCare, Department of Microbiology
lhardy@udel.edu

Marie Kuczmarski
Professor
Behavioral Health and Nutrition
University of Delaware
mfk@udel.edu

Katy Koluch, MLS (ASCP)CM
Medical Laboratory Scientist
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
kkoluch@udel.edu

Scott Kleckner, MS
Corporate Security
Global Investment and Technology Firm
American Society for Industrial Security
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
Association of Retired Delaware State Police
kleckner@udel.edu

Eric B. Kmiec, Ph.D.
Director, Gene Editing Institute
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute
ChristianaCare
ebkmiec@udel.edu

Danyella Lopez-Juarez, MLS (ASCP)
Medical Laboratory Scientist I
ChristianaCare Blood Bank
danyella@udel.edu

Christine Miller, B.S., MLS (ASCP)CM
Adjunct/Supplemental Faculty
University of Delaware
chmiller@udel.edu

Michael Monge, MLS (ASCP)
Medical Laboratory Scientist II
ChristianaCare Department of Pathology
monge@udel.edu

Kawal Jeet Narula, PhD
Adjunct Faculty
Medical and Molecular Sciences
University of Delaware
knarula@udel.edu

Beth Ranauto, MT(ASCP)c
Adjunct Microbiology Instructor
University of Delaware and Cecil College
branauto@udel.edu

Vipul Shah, MBA;MLS(ASCP);DLM(ASCP)CM
Clinical Labs, Division Manager
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professional Medical Technologist, Penn Medicine
Adjust Faculty, University of Delaware
shahv@udel.edu

Jessica Smith, M.S., D-ABFT-FT
Chief Forensic Toxicologist
State of Delaware Division of Forensic Science
smithtox@udel.edu

Richard A. West, M.S.
Flow Cytometry Core Manager/Associate Scientist
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
University of Delaware
richwest@udel.edu

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