Society News Now houses the most recent announcements of news from the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), including important updates on state news, committees, and current events, as well as member highlights. Members are encouraged to offer suggestions for posts on topics.

Clinical Laboratory Science Editor-in-Chief

Applications for editor-in-chief (EIC) for Clinical Laboratory Science are now being accepted. The EIC provides leadership and direction that results in the publishing of a well-respected, peer-reviewed, scientific journal. The EIC develops and reviews manuscripts, organizes journal functions to maintain editorial integrity and evaluates and makes adjustments to the journal as appropriate. Applicants should be…

Society News Now, Special Edition, February 9, 2016

  SPECIAL EDITION  February 9, 2016 NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT The Board of Directors of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is pleased to announce the selection of James Flanigan as ASCLS Executive Vice President to succeed Elissa Passiment, who announced her pending retirement earlier last year. James “Jim” Flanigan, CAE comes to…

Dr. Tim Randolph receives the Alumni Humanitarian Award from the University of Illinois Springfield

  The University of Illinois Springfield honored the significant contributions of Dr. Tim Randolph during the university’s annual Alumni Gala on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Dr. Randolph was honored with the Alumni Humanitarian Award for significant contributions of leadership or service to improve the lives of others and the welfare…

A bizarre case of tapeworm-derived cancer causing cancer-like tumors in a Colombian man – Behind the scene story of the lab investigation

  A bizarre case of tapeworm-derived cancer causing cancer-like tumors in a Colombian man – Behind the scene story of the lab investigation A bizarre case of tapeworm-derived cancer causing cancer-like tumors in a 41-year-old Colombian man has got lot of media attention recently and emphasized again the role of laboratory analysis in complex case…

Society News Now, Issue #12

A monthly update on activities occurring on behalf of the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Issue 12 November 2015 In This Issue: Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference Student Forum  │  Patient Safety Committee New Professional and New Member Forum The Education and Research Fund, Inc │ 2016-17 Committee Appointments Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference: …

Society News Now, Issue #11

A monthly update on activities occurring on behalf of the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Issue 11 October 2015 In this Issue: Membership Committee ASCLS Executive Committee Meeting and Upcoming Board of Directors Conference Call AMSC and AMI │PSC and PPC Diversity Advocacy Council Membership Committee The ASCLS Membership Committee has…

Society News Now, Issue #10

A monthly update on activities occurring on behalf of the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science   Issue 10 June 2015 In this Issue: Annual Meeting News │ASCLS Governance at the Annual Meeting in Atlanta  Opportunities to Pay It Forward │Awards Committee and Forum News│Announcements Annual Meeting News: July is fast approaching, and…

Society News Now, Issue #9

A monthly update on activities occurring on behalf of the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Issue 9 May 2015 In this Issue: ASCLS Annual Meeting Governance in Atlanta │Membership Committee (MC) Membership Renewal │Paper and Poster Competition Focused on Quality Government Affairs Committee (GAC)│ New Professionals and New Members Forum Travel Grant ASCLS Beckman…

Society News Now, Issue #8

A monthly update on activities occurring on behalf of the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Issue 8 April 2015 In this Issue: Medical Laboratory Professional Week (MLPW)  │ Patient Safety Committee (PSC) Abstract Proposal and Review Committee (APRC)  │ Government Affairs Committee (GAC) Membership Committee (MC) │ Viral Video Contest Winner ASCLS…

Society News Now, Issue #7

A monthly update on activities occurring on behalf of the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science ASCLSOne Voice, One Vision Society News Now A monthly update on activities occurring on behalf of the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Issue 7 March 2015 In this Issue: Legislative Symposium  │…