ASCLS is excited to announce the recipients of the ASCLS Voices Under 40 Spotlight, a recognition of our many, talented and committed young professionals under 40 years old. The ASCLS Voices Under 40 Spotlight has been developed to honor ASCLS members who have shown exceptional commitment to ASCLS, the laboratory profession, and their community at large at a young age in their professional careers.

Do you know a deserving individual that should be featured for the upcoming membership year?

Nomination forms are due May 1st 2019

The candidates were selected based on involvement in professional, legislative, and civic arenas. Applications, nomination letters and personal statements were scored and ranked by a group of their peers. The top candiadtes were selected for 2018 and will be showcased throughout the 2018-19 ASCLS Membership year.

  • Qualifications: Age less than 40 years old
  • Boundless enthusiasm for the profession and for ASCLS
  • Looked up to as an ambassador for Medical Laboratory Science and for ASCLS
Kate Bernhardt, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, LSSGB
Laboratory Manager
Core and Specials Laboratory at Loyola University Medical Center
Elmhurst, Illinois
Mechelle Reeve, MLS(ASCP)CM
Medical Laboratory Scientist and Blood Bank Key Operator
St. Luke's Magic Valley Hospital
Twin Falls, Idaho
Stephanie K. Rink, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSCCM
Medical Technologist
Beaumont Health
Clawson, Michigan
Cherika Robertson, MEd, MLS(ASCP)CM
Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Services
University of Arkansas
Bauxite, Arkansas
Pankaj Kumar Sethi, DVM, MS, PhD CC(NRCC), MB(ASCP)
Director of Toxicology and Genetics
Ammon Analytical Laboratory
Statham, Georgia
Brooke Solberg, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
Program Director and Department Chair
Medical Laboratory Science Department, University of North Dakota
Thompson, North Dakota 
Abby Wichman, MLS(ASCP)CM
Laboratory Manager
Central Montana Medical Center
Lewistown, Montana