Level of instruction: Basic
Intended Audience: This is an introductory level management course for medical laboratory scientists, medical technologists, and technicians. This course is also appropriate for medical laboratory science students and pathology residents.
Suzanne H. Butch, MA, MLS(ASCP)CM, SBB, DLM, is currently working on special projects for the Department of Pathology at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She formerly worked in Quality Assurance in the Department of Pathology and as the Administrative Manager for Healthcare, Blood Bank & Transfusion Service at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She holds a B.S. in Medical Technology from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Management and Supervision from Central Michigan University, and Certifications as a Specialist in Blood Bank, as a Quality Audit, and as a Diplomate in Laboratory Medicine.
Julia Clendenin is a content and graphics developer for MediaLab, Inc. She graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.S. in Literature, Media, and Communication.
Shoolah Escott, MS, MT(ASCP), currently works as a biosafety and biosecurity consultant and trainer. She has over 14 years of experience working with the CDC and has experience as a regional coordinator with APHL. Earlier in her career, she was the manager of microbiology at Memorial Hospital in the greater Boston area and more recently served as the Biosafety Manager and Alternate Responsible Official for the Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory.
Laurie Bjerklie, M.A., MLS(ASCP)CM
currently a Content Developer for MediaLab and LabCE. She earned a B.S. in
Medical Laboratory Science from the University of North Dakota
and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Saint Xavier
University. She has over 14 years of experience in higher
education and has held faculty positions in both MLT and MLS
programs. She most recently served as the Program Manager of Medical
Laboratory Science at Saint Louis University.