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?

  1. Submit your nominee’s name today HERE by March 1, 2023
  2. We will follow-up with the nominee to complete the below 2022 Nomination Form by April 1, 2023.

2022 Voices Under 40 Nomination Form

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 candidates were selected for 2023 and will be showcased throughout the 2022-23 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

Spotlight Article-Coming soon!

Adrienne Davis Zapfe, EdD, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM
Assistant Professor – Educator
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Spotlight Article-Coming soon!

Jesse L. Day, MHA-S, MLS(ASCP)CM
Cell Therapy Scientist
Vanderbilt University MEdical Center
Nashville, TN

Spotlight Article-Coming Soon

Melissa Dumoulin MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM
Laboratory Manager

St. Luke’s Nampa and Fruitland Laboratories
Nampa, ID

Spotlight Article

Constantine E. Kanakis, MD, MSc, MLS(ASCP)CM

Resident Physician
Loyola University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

John Ko, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Director, Laboratory Operations
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, MI

Spotlight Article

James A Payne IV, B.S. Biology, NHA, CPT

Medical Laboratory Assisting and Phlebotomy Instructor
Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES
Rochester, NY

Spotlight Article-Coming Soon!

Kemorine Roberts, MLS(ASCP)CM 
Urgent Care Manager
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Stephanie Whitehead, MBA, MPH, MLS(ASCP)
Executive Director, Pathology Services
University Health
San Antonio, TX

Past Winners

2016 Voices Announcement (PDF)

2017 Voices Announcement (PDF)

2018 Voices Announcement (PDF)

2019 Voices Announcement (PDF)