Outstanding Clinical Laboratory Science Article

Administered Annually by the ASCLS Education and Research Fund

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Education and Research Fund, Inc. administers the Joseph J Kleiner Award, presented annually to the first author of the best article in Clinical Laboratory Science, the official journal of ASCLS. The Kleiner Award is endowed by the Joseph J. Kleiner Memorial Fund, established by Judy Kleiner in honor of her father, the 1949 inventor of the BD Vacutainer® Blood Collection System.


The first author of the selected article is awarded $1000 and a celebratory plaque at the ASCLS Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony.


All Clinical Laboratory Science articles are reviewed by a committee from the Education & Research Fund Board of Trustees.