2022 AACC Session Recordings Listing


When possible, sessions presented at the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, held July 24 – 28, 2022, are available as part of the 2022 AACC Session Recordings offered. The listing of specific videos included in the full 2022 AACC Session Recordings is below. Please note that AACC Session Recordings are not eligible for continuing education credit.


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PLENARY AND MEETING-THE-EXPERT SESSIONS

11001 Biomedical Informatics Strategies to Enhance Individualized Predictive Models
Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD, MBA | University of California San Diego Health62001 Biomedical Informatics Strategies to Enhance Individualized Predictive Models

Meet-the-Expert Session
Moderator: Dina Greene, PhD, DABCC | LetsGetChecked
Speaker: Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD, MBA | University of California San Diego Health

12001 Multiplexed and Exponentially Improving Technologies
George Church, PhD | Harvard University/ Harvard Medical School/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology

62002 Multiplexed and Exponentially Improving Technologies
Meet-the-Expert Session
Moderator: Robert Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, FACC | University of Maryland School of Medicine
Speaker: George Church, PhD | Harvard University/ Harvard Medical School/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology

13001 Applications of Human Brain Organoid Technology
Alysson Muotri, PhD | University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

63001 Applications of Human Brain Organoid Technology
Meet-the-Expert Session
Moderator: Robert Fitzgerald, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | University of California, San Diego
Speaker: Alysson Muotri, PhD | University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

14001 Building Trust in a Time of Turmoil
Thomas Lee, MSc, MD | Press Ganey Associates LLC/ Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women's Hospital

64001 Building Trust in a Time of Turmoil
Meet-the-Expert Session
Moderator: Robert Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, FACC | University of Maryland School of Medicine
Speaker: Thomas Lee, MSc, MD | Press Ganey Associates LLC/ Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women's Hospital

15001 Guiding Clinical Decisions with Molecular Information provided by Direct Mass Spectrometry Technologies
Livia Eberlin, PhD | Baylor College of Medicine

65001 Guiding Clinical Decisions with Molecular Information Provided by Direct Mass Spectrometry Technologies
Meet-the-Expert Session
Moderator: Robert Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, FACC | University of Maryland School of Medicine
Speaker: Livia Eberlin, PhD | Baylor College of Medicine

 

SPECIAL SESSIONS

11002 How Low Is Too Low? Hemoglobin A1c Considerations in Diabetes Management
Sunday Special Session]
Moderator: Daniel Holmes, MD, FRCPC | University of British Columbia/St. Paul’s Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Highs and Lows: My Life with A1c’s
    James Hirsch| Journalist and Author
  • Limitations of HbA1c: What Every Provider, Patient, and Payor Needs to Know
    Irl Hirsch, MD, MACP | University of Washington]

 

12002 AACC Disruptive Technology Award Competition
Moderator: Stephen Master, MD, PhD, FAACC | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Speaker(s):

  • Rob Turner, M.Eng., Biological Dynamics, Inc., San Diego, CA
  • Alison Burklund, PhD, Nanopath, Cambridge, MA
  • Adam de la Zerda, PhD, Visby Medical, San Jose, CA

 

32101 Bad, Better, Best: Putting Machine Learning Models to the Test
AACC President Invited Session
Moderator: Stephen Master, MD, PhD, FAACC | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Speaker(s):

  • Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Christopher McCudden, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FACB | Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital
  • T. Scott Isbell, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Saint Louis University School of Medicine

 

32446 Population Genomics Health and Precision Medicine
AMOC Chair Invited Session
Moderator: Linnea Baudhuin, PhD, DABMGG, FACMG | Mayo Clinic
Speaker(s):

  • Advancing Precision Health Research for "All of Us"
    Stephanie Devaney, PhD | All of Us Research Program, National Institutes of Health
  • Expanding the Reach of Genomic Screening to Diverse Populations
    Eimear Kenny, PhD | Institute for Genomic Health/Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

32102 Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Molecular Mechanisms and Emerging Biomarker Assessment
Moderator: J. Shirley Li, MD, PhD, DABCC, NRCC | The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular Consequence of Metabolic Syndrome
    Alan Wu, PhD | University of California, San Francisco
  • Molecular Insights in Metabolic Cardiovascular Disease
    Ross Solaro, PhD | University of Illinois, Chicago
  • The Evolution of Cardiac Troponin Analysis-Proteomic Analysis
    Rongrong Huang, PhD, DABCC | Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

 

32103 Emerging Applications of Label-Free Immunoassays in Clinical Diagnostics
Moderator: Y. Ruben Luo, PhD, DABCC | Stanford University
Speaker(s):

  • Label-Free Immunoassay: An Emerging Platform in Clinical Immunology and Therapeutic Biologics Monitoring
    Y. Ruben Luo, PhD, DABCC | Stanford University
  • Quantitative, Rapid and Real-Time SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Avidity Method Using Label-Free Technologies
    Zhen Zhao, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Weill Cornell Medicine

 

32104 Hemoglobin A1c Results in Patients with Hemoglobin Variants: The Cost of Poor Quality Due to Method Selection and How to Avoid It
Moderator: David Koch, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • A Clinical Overview of HbA1c, and the Methods Available for Measurement
    David Koch, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital
  • Method-Dependent Effects on HbA1c Accuracy for Patients with Variant Hemoglobin Traits
    Jeanne Rhea-McManus, PhD, MBA, DABCC, NRCC | Siemens Healthineers
  • The Cost of Quality Concept, and the Failure Costs Associated with Choosing the Wrong Method
    Lucia Berte, MA, MT (ASCP)SBB, DLM | Laboratories Made Better!

 

32106 SNP! BAM! NEO! Using Proficiency Testing Data to Unlock Your Molecular Lab’s Superpowers: An interactive session with the College of American Pathologists Molecular Oncology Committee
Moderator: Christina Lockwood, PhD, DABCC, DABMGG | University of Washington
Speaker(s):

  • Is Bigger Always Better? Lessons Learned from Multi-Analyte NGS Proficiency Tests
    Ian Hagemann, MD, PhD | Washington University in St. Louis
  • Comparison of Molecular Oncology Laboratory-Developed Tests and FDA-Approved Assays
    Joel Moncur, MD, PhD | The Joint Pathology Center
  • Common Laboratory Errors in Next-Generation Sequencing Assays
    Valentina Nardi, MD | Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
  • In Silico Assessments: A Stress Test for Bioinformatics Pipelines
    Ian Hagemann, MD, PhD | Washington University in St. Louis
  • Preanalytical Threats: Neoplastic Cellularity and Why It Cannot Be Ignored
    Joel Moncur, MD, PhD | The Joint Pathology Center
  • Top 22 Deficiencies in Molecular Oncology Accreditation Inspections
    Nikoletta Sidiropoulos, MD | University of Vermont Medical Center

 

32107 The Toxicology Tool Kit: An Interactive, Case-Based Approach to Toxicology Investigations
Moderator: Nicholas Heger, PhD, C-ASCP, NRCC | Tufts Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Unexpected Negatives
    Nicholas Heger, PhD, C-ASCP, NRCC | Tufts Medical Center
  • Unexpected Positives
    Danyel Tacker, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | West Virginia University Hospitals

 

32108 Transforming Laboratory Medicine Through Mobile Health Technologies
Moderator: James Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • A Future So Bright: Personalizing Laboratory Medicine Through Mobile Health
    James Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Smart Technologies and Their Impact on the Digital Transformation of the Medical Laboratory
    Frank Desiere, PhD, MBA | Roche

 

32110 Preanalytical Challenges of Blood, Sweat, and Urine Collection in Pediatric Populations
Moderator: Amy Pyle-Eilola, PhD | Nationwide Children's Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Initial Admission Laboratory Testing in Neonates Using Umbilical Cord Blood
    Stefani Thomas, PhD, DABCC, NRCC | University of Minnesota
  • Impact of Novel Urine Collection Devices and Techniques on Urine Chemistry Results
    Amy Pyle-Eilola, PhD | Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Strategies in Improving Sweat Collection Rates
    Khushbu Patel, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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32111 New Accurate Plasma Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s and Other Neurodegenerative Disease
Moderator: Hans Frykman, MD, PhD, FRCP(c) | University of British Columbia
Speaker(s):

  • Development of Blood-Based Biomarkers in the Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease
    Kaj Blennow, MD, PhD | University of Gothenburg
  • The Latest Developments in Blood-Based Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarkers
    Henrik Zetterberg, MD, PhD | University of Gothenburg
  • Early Experiences Using Blood-Based Alzheimer’s Biomarkers in Clinical Trials and in the Clinic
    Hans Frykman, MD, PhD, FRCP(c) | University of British Columbia

 

32221 Acid-Base and Blood Gas Interpretations, Treatment Strategies, and Morbidities in Patients with COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Moderator: John Toffaletti, PhD, DABCC | Duke University Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Mechanisms of Acid-Base and Blood Gas Disorders Applied to Monitoring Respiratory Failure and ARDS
    John Toffaletti, PhD, DABCC | Duke University Medical Center
  • Pathophysiology, Management, and Treatment of COVID-ARDS: Case Discussions with Utilization of Laboratory Test Results
    Lingye (Nina) Chen, MD | Duke University Medical Center

 

32222 Laboratory Medicine’s Role in Creating Equitable Clinical Laboratories: A Global Call to Action
Moderator: Octavia Peck-Palmer, PhD, FAACC | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Designing An Equitable Clinical Laboratory: Test Menu, Result Interpretation, and Outreach
    Octavia Peck-Palmer, PhD, FAACC | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Eliminating the Use of Race Corrections In Medicine
    Darshali Vyas, MD | Massachusetts General Hospital

 

32224 Lessons Learned: a Post-Gel Era for Paraproteinemia Analysis
Moderator: Xin Yi, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Houston Methodist Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Case-Based Review of Challenging and Unusual Paraproteinemia Profiles
    J. Shirley Li, MD, PhD, DABCC, NRCC | The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Advantages of Mass Spectrometry-Based Method over Conventional Electrophoresis on M-Protein Identification
    David Murray, MD, PhD, MBA, MT (ASCP) | Mayo Clinic
  • How to Integrate Guideline Recommendations with a Multi-Method Approach for Reliable Paraproteinemia Assessment
    Rongrong Huang, PhD, DABCC | Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

 

32225 Patient-Based Real-Time Quality Control: Moving from Concept to Implementation
Moderator: Tony Badrick, PhD, MBA, FAACC | RCPAQAP
Speaker(s):

  • An Introduction to Patient Based Real-Time Quality Control
    Tony Badrick, PhD, MBA, FAACC | RCPAQAP
  • Validation and Verification of PBRTQC
    Mark Cervinski, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Real World PBRTQC Applications: Benefits and Limitations
    Mark Sharp, BS | Labcorp

 

32226 Practical Challenges with Implementation of Diagnostic Algorithms for Infectious Disease
Moderator: Neil Anderson, MD, DABMM | Washington University in St. Louis
Speaker(s):

  • Pitfalls and Practicalities of HIV and HCV Algorithmic Testing
    Neil Anderson, MD, DABMM | Washington University in St. Louis
  • Detour Ahead! Navigating Syphilis and Lyme Disease Algorithmic Testing
    Elitza Theel, PhD | Mayo Clinic

 

32227 Psychedelics in Medicine: Macroeconomics, Microdoses, and the Laboratory Perception
Moderator: Steven Cotten, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Speaker(s):

  • Surveying the Emerging Patent Literature and Business Landscape of Psilocybin, DMT, MDMA, and Ketamine
    Steven Cotten, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Data Trends and Analytical Approaches in Clinical and Forensic Testing for Psychedelic Compounds: A Trip from Seized Drugs to Postmortem Specimens
    Frederick Strathmann, PhD, MBA, DABCC | MOBILion Systems
  • What’s in a (Therapeutic) Dose? Effects of Psychedelics in Full Hallucinogenic Doses and Microdoses on Human Cognitive Performance, Empathy and Wellbeing: Implications for Therapeutic Applications.
    Kim Kuypers, PhD | Maastricht University

 

32228 Social Media in Laboratory Medicine: How to Build Your Presence and Your Career
Moderator: Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD, ABMM | Pattern Bioscience/Washington University School of Medicine
Speaker(s):

  • Twitter Social Media in Laboratory Medicine: A Skill for All Ages
    Daniela Hermelin, MD | Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Social Media in Publishing: Twitter and Editorial Comics Through the Lens of the Editor-in-Chief
    Alexander McAdam, MD, PhD | Boston Children's Hospital

 

32229 Updates on Chronic Kidney Disease Diagnosis: New Race Neutral eGFR, Measured GFR, and Urine Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio
Moderator: Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Yale University
Speaker(s):

  • Updates on Chronic Kidney Disease Diagnosis: New Race Neutral eGFR and Urine Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio
    Pradip Datta, PhD, DABCC | Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
  • Direct Measured GFR in Daily Clinical Practice
    Jesse Seegmiller, PhD, DABCC | University of Minnesota

 

32230 Valid Vital LDTs: Current State of Regulation Legislation of Laboratory-Developed Tests
Moderator: Eric Konnick, MD | University of Washington
Panelists:

  • Eric Konnick, MD | University of Washington
  • Karen Kaul, MD, PhD | Evanston Hospital
  • David Flannery, MD | Cleveland Clinic
  • Dennis Dietzen, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Washington University School of Medicine
  • Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD | ARUP Laboratories

 

32441 Albumin Harmonization: Impact on Serum, Urine, and Body Fluid Interpretation
Moderator: Darci Block, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic
Speaker(s):

  • Harmonization of Albumin Measurement Procedures Used for Serum and Urine
    Lorin Bachmann, PhD, MT (ASCP), DABCC | Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (Permission withheld by speaker)
  • Performance of Assays to Quantify Body Fluid Albumin
    Darci Block, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic

 

32442 Cannabis and Driving: Biomarkers, Performance, and Officer Observations
Moderator: Robert Fitzgerald, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | University of California, San Diego
Speaker(s):

  • Effects of Cannabis on Driving Performance and User Perception of Safety
    Thomas Marcotte, PhD | University of California, San Diego
  • Officer Observations Combined with Toxicology Testing to Determine Impairment
    Robert Fitzgerald, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | University of California, San Diego

 

32443 Development of Effective Clinical Decision Support Tools for Laboratory Testing
Moderator: Ronald Jackups, MD, PhD | Washington University in St. Louis
Speaker(s):

  • Where Do I Begin? Fundamentals of Clinical Decision Support Strategy and Design
    Joseph Rudolf, MD | University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories
  • Where Did I Go Wrong? Case Studies of Clinical Decision Support Challenges and Solutions
    Ronald Jackups, MD, PhD | Washington University in St. Louis

 

32445 Optimizing Laboratory Workflows Using Information System Tools: Leveraging Middleware, Health Information, and Laboratory Information Systems to Enhance Patient Care
Moderator: Christina Pierre, PhD, DABCC | Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Utilizing Empirical and Clinical Data to Design Middleware Rules for Managing Specimens with Preanalytical Issues
    Christina Pierre, PhD, DABCC | Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital
  • Leveraging the EPIC-Embedded Analytics Tool Slicer Dicer for Monitoring Lab Quality Indicators
    Steven Cotten, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

32447 Serum COVID-19 Antibodies: Should We Do Testing for Clinical Diagnostics and Monitoring of Vaccine Efficacy?
Moderator: Alan Wu, PhD | University of California, San Francisco
Speaker(s):

  • Update on 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting COVID-19 Immunology Sample Bank
    Victoria Zhang, MBA, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | University of Rochester Medical Center
  • CDC Guidelines for COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Serum
    Jefferson Jones, MD, MPH, FAAP | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Novel Serum Antibody Tests for COVID-19
    Kara Lynch, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | University of California, San Francisco/Zuckerberg SFGH Clinical Laboratories

 

32448 The Clinical Laboratory’s Role in Ensuring Sample Quality Prior to Testing
Moderator: Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Yale University
Speaker(s):

  • Focus on Pediatric Sample Collection Quality: Dried Blood Spots
    Dustin Bunch, PhD, DABCC | Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Focus on Adult Sample Collection Quality from the Emergency Department: How to Work with Nursing
    Eugenio Zabaleta, PhD | OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital
  • Focus on Sample Transportation and Interference Removal Prior to Testing: Serum Indices and Pneumatic Tube Systems
    Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Yale University

 

32449 Should Race Be Included in the Diagnosis of Kidney Disease? Implications for Diabetes
Moderator: David Sacks, MB ChB, FACP, FRCPath | National Institutes of Health
Speaker(s):

  • Challenges and Progress in the Measurement of Creatinine and Calculation of eGFR
    Gary Horowitz, MD | Tufts Medical Center
  • Race Should Be Included in the Diagnosis of Kidney Disease
    George Bakris, MD | University of Chicago
  • Race Should Not Be Included in the Diagnosis of Kidney Disease
    Dinushika Mohottige, MD | Duke University
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32450 AACC Advocacy Special Session: Get the Inside Scoop on What is Happening on Capitol Hill from our Consultants
Moderator: Vince Stine, PhD | AACC
Speaker(s):

  • An Insider’s Update on Congress
    William Applegate | Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • An Insider’s Update on Congress
    Christopher Rorick, MPA | Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

 

33101 AACC Guidance on the Use of Point-of-Care Testing in Fertility and Reproduction
Moderator: James Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Point-of-care Fertility Monitoring and Ovulation Prediction: Test Performance, Clinical Utility, and Emerging Devices
    Li-Sheng Chen, PhD, DABCC, FACB | 
  • To Point-of-Care or Not: Where Should Pregnancy Testing Be Performed?
    James Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Premature Rupture of Membrane (PROM) Testing: Clinical Utility and Performance
    Hoi-Ying Yu, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Geisinger Health System

 

33102 Addressing Preanalytical Issues for Blood Collection and Testing Outside Conventional Locations
Moderator: Alan Wu, PhD | University of California, San Francisco
Speaker(s):

  • Current Limitations and Potential Improvements of Fingerstick Blood Collections
    Susan Evans, PhD, FAACC | BioDecisions Consulting
  • Prevention and Detection of Hemolysis: Unmet Needs in Quality Testing
    Robert Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, FACC | University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Challenges and Promise of Dried Blood Spot Testing for Routine Clinical Analytes
    Alan Wu, PhD | University of California, San Francisco

 

33103 At the Heart of Sex and Gender
Moderator: Dina Greene, PhD, DABCC | LetsGetChecked
Speaker(s):

  • At the Heart of Gender
    Dina Greene, PhD, DABCC | LetsGetChecked
  • At the Heart of Sex
    Amy Saenger, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Hennepin County Medical Center

 

33104 Clinical Chemistry Journal: Hot Topics in Molecular Diagnostics
Moderator: Nader Rifai, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Reflection on Major Advancements in Circulating Nucleic Acids Research
    Yuk-Ming Lo, MD, PhD | The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Reflection on Major Advancements in Nucleic Acids Amplification Technologies
    Carl Wittwer, MD, PhD | University of Utah

 

33105 Considerations and Recommendation for Developing Machine Learning Models in Clinical Laboratory Medicine
Moderator: He Yang, MBBS, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Weill Cornell Medicine
Speaker(s):

  • The Workflow of Machine Learning in Clinical Laboratory Medicine
    He Yang, MBBS, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Challenges and Pitfalls of, and Recommendations for Machine Learning in Clinical Laboratory Medicine
    Fei Wang, PhD, FAMIA | Weill Cornell Medicine

 

33106 Do You Want to Be Responsible for Your Hospital Being Hacked? Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Fundamentals for Laboratory Medicine
Moderator: David McClintock, MD | Mayo Clinic
Speaker(s):

  • Cybersecurity Essential Concepts: From Malware to Proper Cyber Hygiene Practices
    Christopher Williams, EE, MD | University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Information Assurance and Clinical Laboratories: Maintaining the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of Laboratory Systems
    David McClintock, MD | Mayo Clinic
  • You Will Get Hacked: Preparing for Cybersecurity Events and Extended Downtimes in Clinical Laboratories
    Thomas Durant, MD | Yale School of Medicine

 

33107 Guidelines for the Laboratory Detection of Monoclonal Gammopathies
Moderator: David Keren, MD, MS | University of Michigan
Speaker(s):

  • Harmonization Need and Utility
    Mohammad Ansari, MD | Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Techniques, Measurement, and Follow-up
    David Keren, MD, MS | University of Michigan

 

33108 Laboratory Implementation of Recommendations from the NKF-ASN Task Force Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases
Moderator: Lakshmi Ramanathan, PhD | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Speaker(s):

  • Laboratory Implementation of Recommendations from the NKF-ASN Task Force Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases
    Joseph Vassalotti, MD | National Kidney Foundation
  • A Patient Perspective: Recommendations from the NKF-ASN Task Force Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases
    Curtis Warfield, MS | National Kidney Foundation

 

33109 The Clinical Laboratory Workforce: Essential Before, Critical Now, and a Blueprint for a Stronger Future
Moderator: Bianca Frogner, PhD | University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies
Speaker(s):

  • Strengthening the Clinical Lab Professional Workforce: The Roles and Concerns of Educators and Employers
    Bianca Frogner, PhD | University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies
  • Recruiting and Retaining a Qualified, Diverse Workforce: Challenges and Facilitators Faced by Clinical Lab Professionals
    Edna Garcia, MPH | American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Creating A Blueprint for Action to Strengthen the Workforce of Clinical Laboratory Professionals
    Edna Garcia, MPH | American Society for Clinical Pathology

 

33110 What’s Wrong with These Results? Effects of Herbal Supplements on Clinical Laboratory Test Results and Patients
Moderator: Paul Jannetto, PhD, DABCC, MT (ASCP), FAACC | Mayo Clinic
Speaker(s):

  • Herbal supplements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly using Real Clinical Case Reports.
    Paul Jannetto, PhD, DABCC, MT (ASCP), FAACC | Mayo Clinic
  • Treatment Failure Due to Drug-Herb Interactions and How Laboratory Results Can Predict Such Interactions
    Amitava Dasgupta, PhD, DABCC | University of Kansas Medical Center

 

33111 Where Lab and Clinicians Converge: An Update on Primary Aldosteronism
Moderator: Daniel Holmes, MD, FRCPC | University of British Columbia/St. Paul’s Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Advances in Primary Aldosteronism: A Clinician’s Perspectives
    Gregory Kline, MD | University of Calgary
  • Advances in Primary Aldosteronism: A Laboratorian’s Perspectives
    Andrew Don-Wauchope, MBBCh, MD, FRCPE, FRCPath | McMaster University
  • Primary Aldosteronism: The Patient Journey
    Kelly-Anne Dypolt-O’Mahony | Canada Energy Regulator

 

33221 Addressing the Clinical Laboratory Staffing Crisis: Alternative Recruitment and Development Pathways for Clinical Laboratory Scientists
Moderator: David Shiembob, MBA, C (ASCP) CM | ARUP Laboratories
Speaker(s):

  • Alternative CLS Recruiting Strategies: A Case Study
    Eden Partlo, BS, MT (ASCP) | Spectrum Health Lakeland Laboratory
  • Alternative CLS Training Strategies: A Case Study
    Judith Sterry, MS, MT (ASCP) | University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Alternative CLS Education Strategies: A Case Study
    Jillian Gonzales, MA | TriCore Reference Laboratory

 

33222 Defining the Value of Next Generation Sequencing in Clinical Microbiology
Moderator: Patricia Simner, PhD, ABMM | Johns Hopkins University
Speaker(s):

  • Finding Value in NGS Technologies for Clinical Microbiology
    David Gaston, MD, PhD | Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Next-Generation Sequencing Approaches to Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
    Patricia Simner, PhD, ABMM | Johns Hopkins University

 

33223 Machine Learning 101: Opening Opportunities for Laboratory Stewardship
Moderator: Maximo Marin, MD | University of Florida
Speaker(s):

  • When Laboratory Stewardship is Hard to Enforce, Let the Data Speak for Itself
    Allison Chambliss, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • A Bit (0 or 1) of Information on Developing Decision Trees in the Clinical Laboratory
    Maximo Marin, MD | University of Florida
  • Test Stewardship in the Digital Age: Leveraging Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
    Thomas Durant, MD | Yale School of Medicine

 

33225 Point-of-Care Testing: Meeting Patient Needs in New Ways
Moderator: James Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • A New World for Point-of-Care Testing
    James Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Increasing STI Testing Through Innovation and Access: Point-of-Care Tests, Over-the Counter, and Self-Collection Mail-in Testing
    Yukari Manabe, MD, FIDSA, FRCP | Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

 

33227 Selecting Suitable Indicators to Monitor the Pre- and Post-Analytical Performance of Genomics Assays
Moderator: Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD | Virginia Commonwealth University
Speaker(s):

  • Development and Implementation of Quality Control Programs for NGS Based Assays
    Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD | Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Using Quality Indicators to Understand Trends and Deviations in Genomic Assays
    Helen Fernandes, PhD, ABB, DABCC | Columbia University Irving Medical Center

 

33228 So You Want to Buy a Mass Spectrometer?
Moderator: Melissa Budelier, PhD, DABCC | TriCore Reference Laboratories
Speaker(s):

  • Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Laboratory: One Size Does Not Fit All
    Melissa Budelier, PhD, DABCC | TriCore Reference Laboratories
  • Obtaining Stakeholder Buy-in and Selecting the Right Mass Spectrometer for Your Application: From Idea to Installation
    Adina Badea, PhD, DABCC | Rhode Island Hospital / Brown University
  • From Development to Production: Assuring Quality for LC-MS/MS Clinical Methods
    Kara Lynch, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | University of California, San Francisco/Zuckerberg SFGH Clinical Laboratories

 

33229 The New Normal: “Speed Dating” with Peers to Identify How to Approach Reference Interval Studies in the Clinical Laboratory
Moderator: Jane Dickerson, PhD, DABCC | Seattle Children's Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Ordinary People: Requirements for Reference Range Validation and Verification for Adult Populations
    Mark Marzinke, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Johns Hopkins University
  • The Kids Are Alright: Approaches to Pediatric Reference Range Validation and Verification
    Jane Dickerson, PhD, DABCC | Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Fantastic Fluids and Where to Find Them: The Challenges of Body Fluid Reference Intervals for the Laboratory
    Alec Saitman, PhD, DABCC | Providence Regional Laboratories

 

33230 Unusual Toxicology: Interpreting Complex Cases Involving Urine, Umbilical Cord, Meconium, and Hair Samples
Moderator: Jacqueline Hubbard, PhD, DABCC | QualiTox Laboratories
Speaker(s):

  • Urine Trouble: Interpreting Complex Urine Toxicology Cases
    Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Yale University
  • In Utero Drug Exposure: The Scoop on Umbilical Cord and Poop (Meconium)
    Kamisha Johnson-Davis, PhD, DABCC (CC,TC), FAACC | ARUP Laboratories/University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Shaving the Day with Hair Toxicology Testing
    Jacqueline Hubbard, PhD, DABCC | QualiTox Laboratories

 

33231 Xenotransplantation of a Porcine Heart to a Human: A New Era Begins
Moderator: Robert Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, FACC | University of Maryland School of Medicine
Speaker(s):

  • Post-Surgical Support of Xenotransplant Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
    Alison Grazioli, MD | University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Xenotransplantation: Infectious Disease and Laboratory Considerations
    Kapil Saharia, MD | University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

33232 Laboratory Testing for the Assessment of Preterm Delivery: A Summary of the AACC Academy Guidance Document
Moderator: Robert Nerenz, PhD, DABCC | Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • The Impact of Preterm Delivery on Maternal and Neonatal Health
    Erin Bailey, MD | University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Strengths and Limitations of Fetal Fibronectin
    Christopher Farnsworth, PhD, DABCC | Washington University in St. Louis
  • Beyond Fetal Fibronectin: In Search of New Predictors of Preterm Birth
    Robert Nerenz, PhD, DABCC | Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

33233 Laboratory and Clinical Medicine Consultative Case Interpretations Involving High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Testing
Moderator: Fred Apple, PhD, DABCC | Hennepin Healthcare/Hennepin County Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Case Presentations and Interpretation from Laboratory Medicine
    Fred Apple, PhD, DABCC | Hennepin Healthcare/Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Case Presentations and Interpretation from Cardiology
    Allan Jaffe, MD | Mayo Clinic
  • Case Presentations and Interpretations from Emergency Medicine
    Stephen Smith, MD | Hennepin Healthcare

 

34101 AACC Healthcare Forum: How to Transform Laboratory Medicine with Data Interoperability
Moderator: Robert Benirschke, PhD, DABCC | Northshore University Health System
Speaker(s):

  • SHIELD: A Pathway Moving Forward
    Hung Luu, MD, PharmD | University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • How Can Harmonization of Laboratory Data Improve the Practice of Laboratory Medicine
    Daniel Herman, MD, PhD | University of Pennsylvania

 

34102 An Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical and Laboratory Presentation, Diagnosis, and Monitoring
Moderator: Pradip Datta, PhD, DABCC | Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Speaker(s):

  • Laboratory Diagnostics of Acute TBI
    Pradip Datta, PhD, DABCC | Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
  • So You Got Banged in the Head? Now What's Your Doc Gonna Do?
    Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC, FESC | Baylor College of Medicine
  • Laboratory Diagnostics and Novel Research in TBI Markers
    Alan Wu, PhD | University of California, San Francisco

 

34103 Becoming an Ally and Advocate: A Panel Discussion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Laboratory Medicine
Moderator: Zahra Shajani-Yi, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, NRCC | Labcorp
Speaker(s):

  • Diversity in Lab Medicine: Representation in Clinical Trials and Reference Intervals
    M. Laura Parnas, PhD, DABCC | Roche Diagnostics Corporation
  • Health Equity Creates Healthy Communities
    Octavia Peck-Palmer, PhD, FAACC | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Why Mentorship Matters
    Lakshmi Ramanathan, PhD | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Mentors as Allies
    Nadia Ayala-Lopez, PhD, DABCC, MLS (ASCP), NRCC | Labcorp Drug Development
  • Promoting a More Inclusive Environment
    Zahra Shajani-Yi, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, NRCC | Labcorp

 

34104 Challenges to Consider when Bringing in New Mass Spectrometry-Based Testing
Moderator: Jacqueline Hubbard, PhD, DABCC | QualiTox Laboratories
Speaker(s):

  • Point/Counterpoint Speaker
    Jacqueline Hubbard, PhD, DABCC | QualiTox Laboratories
  • Point/Counterpoint Speaker
    Adina Badea, PhD, DABCC | Rhode Island Hospital / Brown University
  • Point/Counterpoint Speaker
    Mark Cervinski, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

34105 Developing Laboratory Data-Based Processing Including Use of Machine Learning Models Towards Clinical Decision Support
Moderator: Sedef Yenice, PhD, MBA | Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital
Speaker(s):

  • Embracing Data Analytics and Machine Learning Models for Data-Driven Laboratory Operations
    Deniz Topcu, MD, PhD | Baskent University
  • The Increasing Value of Laboratory Results Within Machine Learning-Assisted Clinical Decision Support Tools
    Hikmet Can Cubukcu, MD | Turkish Ministry of Health
  • An Overview on Data-Based Processing in the Clinical Laboratory
    Sedef Yenice, PhD, MBA | Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital

 

34106 Genomic Prescribing: Implementation of Pharmacogenomic (PGx) Testing and Results Delivery Programs Across Major Academic Medical Systems
Moderator: KT Jerry Yeo, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | The University of Chicago
Speaker(s):

  • The University of Florida Personalized Medicine Program
    Larisa Cavallari, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP | University of Florida
  • Clinical Impact of Pharmacogenomic Results Delivery at The University of Chicago
    Peter O'Donnell, MD | The University of Chicago

 

34107 Implementing New Technology for Detecting Microorganisms Associated with Pneumonia and Bloodstream Infection
Moderator: Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD, ABMM | Pattern Bioscience/Washington University School of Medicine
Speaker(s):

  • Molecular Syndromic Panels for Pneumonia: Useful or Wasteful?
    Neil Anderson, MD, DABMM | Washington University in St. Louis
  • Validation and Implementation of a New Blood Culture System and Assessment of Optimal Blood Culture Incubation Time
    Eric Ransom, PhD, D(ABMM) | University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
  • Last Blood: The Metagenomic End Game of Blood Stream Infection Detection - Culture Independent Methods for Detection of BSI
    Robert Potter, PhD | Washington University School of Medicine

 

34108 JALM Hot Topics: Current Practice and Future Promise of Immunology Laboratory Medicine
Moderator: Vathany Kulasingam, PhD, FCACB | University Health Network/University of Toronto
Speaker(s):

  • The International Consensus on ANA Patterns (ICAP) in 2021: The 6th Workshop and Current Perspectives
    Edward Chan, PhD | University of Florida
  • Clinical Sensitivity, Specificity, and Predictive Value of Neural Antibody Testing for Autoimmune Encephalitis
    Adrian Budhram, MD, FRCPC | Western University
  • Beyond Titer: Expanding the Scope of Clinical Autoantibody Testing
    Susan Fink, MD, PhD | University of Washington

 

34109 Let Me Show You the Data! A Showcase of Clinical Laboratory Dashboards
Moderator: Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Speaker(s):

  • A Business Intelligence Dashboard to Monitor Quality and Product Utilization in Blood Bank
    Christina Barriteau, MD, MPH | Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Meaningful Metrics on Display: Laboratory Stewardship Dashboard Development
    Jane Dickerson, PhD, DABCC | Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Pathogen Dashboards for COVID-19 and Beyond
    Scott Long, MD, PhD, ABMM | Houston Methodist Hospital
  • EPIC-Embedded Analytics to Achieve Chest Pain Accreditation Designation
    Steven Cotten, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

34110 Oxygenation Challenges: Red Blood, Brown Blood, and Bitter Almonds - The Pathophysiology of Carboxyhemoglobin, Methemoglobin, and Cyanide Poisoning
Moderator: William Winter, MD, DABCC, FAACC | University of Florida
Speaker(s):

  • Red Blood: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    William Winter, MD, DABCC, FAACC | University of Florida
  • Brown Blood: Methemoglobinemia
    Maximo Marin, MD | University of Florida
  • Bitter Almonds: Cyanide Poisoning
    Neil Harris, MBCh, MD, FAACC | University of Florida

 

34111 Testing Strategies for Detecting Pediatric Drug Exposure: A Case Based Discussion
Moderator: Kara Lynch, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | University of California, San Francisco/Zuckerberg SFGH Clinical Laboratories
Speaker(s):

  • A Case-Based Discussion of Approaches for the Detection of Drug Exposure in Pediatrics
    Kara Lynch, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | University of California, San Francisco/Zuckerberg SFGH Clinical Laboratories
  • Moving beyond Immunoassays: A Laboratory’s Experience with Direct-to-Mass Spectrometry Drug Testing for Pediatric Patients
    Stephen Roper, PhD | Washington University School of Medicine

 

34221 Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Update: Clinical Utility of Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Genetic Panels
Moderator: Jeff Meeusen, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic
Speaker(s):

  • Current and Upcoming Risk Calculators for Stratification of Atherosclerosis Cardiovascular Disease
    Alan Remaley, MD, PhD | National Institutes of Health
  • ApoB vs non-HDL-C vs LDL-C as Markers of Cardiovascular Disease
    Allan Sniderman, MD | McGill University
  • Personalized Genomics Update for Clinical Applications in Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease
    Masako Ueda, MD | University of Pennsylvania
  • Lipoprotein (a) Clinical Utility in Lipid Testing and Risk Stratification for Cardiovascular Disease
    Leslie Donato, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic

 

34222 Chemistry Confessions: Constructive Conflict Resolution with Case Studies
Moderator: William Clarke, PhD, MBA, DABCC, FAACC | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Speaker(s):

  • Strategies for Effective Management of Conflict and Difficult Conversations
    William Clarke, PhD, MBA, DABCC, FAACC | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Conflict in Organizational Behavior: Causes, Consequences, and Confessions
    Jane Dickerson, PhD, DABCC | Seattle Children's Hospital

 

34223 Clinical Assay Issues: What Endocrinologists Will Ask You
Moderator: David Sacks, MB ChB, FACP, FRCPath | National Institutes of Health
Speaker(s):

  • What Should the Serum Cortisol Cutoffs Be for ACTH Stimulation Tests?
    Hershel Raff, PhD, FAAAS, FAPS | Medical College of Wisconsin/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Anti-Mullerian Hormone to Assess Ovarian Reserve
    Richard Legro, MD | Penn State University 
  • Steroid Mass Spectrometry Panels to Diagnose Adrenocortical Cancer
    Irina Bancos, MD | Mayo Clinic

 

34224 Do Pediatric Reference Intervals Reflect the Development of Healthy Children?
Moderator: Dennis Dietzen, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Washington University School of Medicine
Speaker(s):

  • Current State of Pediatric Reference Intervals
    Alicia Lyle, PhD | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Developmental Biochemistry: How do Reference Intervals Capture Normal Child Development.
    Dennis Dietzen, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Washington University School of Medicine

Panelists:

  • Hubert Vesper, PhD | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Edward Wong, MD | Quest Diagnostics Inc.
  • Alicia Lyle, PhD | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dennis Dietzen, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Washington University School of Medicine

 

34225 Aplicaciones Básicas De Espectrometría De Masa: Ejemplos Prácticos (Presentado En Español)
Moderator: Veronica Luzzi, PhD, DABCC | TriCore Research Institute
Speaker(s):

  • EspectrometrÍa de Masa Para El Laboratorio ClÍnico: Del Fundamento a las Aplicaciones ClÍnicas
    Veronica Luzzi, PhD, DABCC | TriCore Research Institute
  • Implementación De Espectrometría De Masas En Un Hospital Pediátrico
    Van Leung-Pineda, PhD, DABCC | Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Aspectos Prácticos De La Implementación De Espectrometría De Masas En El Laboratorio Clínico
    Jessica Colon-Franco, PhD, DABCC | Cleveland Clinic

 

34227 Optimal Testing: AACC’s Guide to Lab Test Utilization
Moderator: Yusheng Zhu, PhD, DABCC | Penn State University Hershey Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Introduction to AACC’s Guide to Lab Test Utilization
    Yusheng Zhu, PhD, DABCC | Penn State University Hershey Medical Center
  • Appropriate Use of Testosterone and Estrogen Testing in Special Populations
    Amy Pyle-Eilola, PhD | Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Is IgG Food Allergen Testing Appropriate for Food Allergy Diagnosis?
    Fang Wu, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Saskatoon Health District
  • Lab Test Utilization of Vitamins
    Lusia Sepiashvili, PhD, DABCC, FCACB | The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Appropriate Tests to Assess Thyroid Function
    Octavia Peck-Palmer, PhD, FAACC | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

34228 Take It to the Databank! Establishing, Transferring, and Verifying Reference Intervals Using Modern Indirect Methods
Moderator: Kelly Doyle, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | ARUP Laboratories
Speaker(s):

  • Data Filtering and Wrangling: Considerations for Indirect Reference Intervals
    Dustin Bunch, PhD, DABCC | Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Overview, Application, and Evaluation of Modern Indirect Reference Interval Methods
    Kelly Doyle, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | ARUP Laboratories
  • refineR: Discussion and Demonstration of a State-of-the-Art Indirect Method
    Christopher Rank, PhD | Roche Diagnostics GmbH

 

34229 Understanding the Current Expansion of Molecular Point-of-Care Testing in the Clinical Laboratory and at the Point-of-Care
Moderator: Jamie Acero, MHA, CPP | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • An Overview of the Expansion of Point-of-Care Testing and Recent Advances in Molecular-Based Point-of-Care Tests
    Heather Stang, MS, MT(AMT) | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Overcoming Challenges and Identifying Best Practices of Implementing Various Molecular POCT Methods in a Variety of Clinical and Employee Testing Locations
    Jeanne Mumford, MLS, MT (ASCP) | Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Evaluating Point-of-Care Molecular Testing Pre-pandemic, Pandemic, and Post-pandemic in Diverse Clinical Settings
    Peggy Mann, MS, MT (ASCP), CPP | University of Texas Medical Branch

 

35101 AACC Academy Scientific Shorts Hot Topics: Answers to the Questions You Were Afraid to Ask
Moderator: Thomas Kampfrath, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | Siemens Healthineers
Speaker(s):

  • BNP or NT-proBNP: Are These Tests Interchangeable?
    Christopher Farnsworth, PhD, DABCC | Washington University in St. Louis
  • Should Labs Report a Corrected Sodium?
    William Winter, MD, DABCC, FAACC | University of Florida
  • What Is Pseudohyperkalemia and What Should Labs Do About It?
    Thomas Kampfrath, PhD, DABCC, NRCC, FAACC | Siemens Healthineers

 

35102 Drug Screening and Confirmatory Testing in Clinical Practice: Practical Interpretive Guidance and Public Health Considerations
Moderator: Hsuan-Chieh Liao, PhD, NRCC, DABCC | University of Washington
Speaker(s):

  • Drug Screening in Clinical Practice: A Practical Guide to Tackling a Mess
    Alec Saitman, PhD, DABCC | Providence Regional Laboratories
  • Drug Confirmatory Assays, Interpretation, and Case Discussions
    Hsuan-Chieh Liao, PhD, NRCC, DABCC | University of Washington

 

35103 Gut Check: Lab Evaluation of Celiac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Moderator: Lusia Sepiashvili, PhD, DABCC, FCACB | The Hospital for Sick Children
Speaker(s):

  • Laboratory Testing and Clinical Diagnosis of Celiac Disease: What’s New and What’s Next?
    Vijayalakshmi Viji Nandakumar, PhD, DABCC | ARUP Laboratories
  • pANCA and ASCA in the Diagnostic Evaluation of IBD: Are They Still Clinically Relevant?
    Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC, NRCC | Labcorp
  • The Benefits and Limitations of Fecal Calprotectin Results
    Lisa Johnson, PhD, DABCC | Seattle Children's Hospital

 

35104 Leveraging Informatics, Analytics, and Machine Learning to Improve Patient Care: Examples for Everyone
Moderator: Sarah Wheeler, PhD, FAACC | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Speaker(s):

  • Informatics and Information Technology Tools for Point-of-Care Testing Governance
    Edward Leung, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Lessons Learned in Autoverification in the Core Clinical Laboratory
    Darci Block, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic
  • Using Basic Machine Learning to Improve and Personalize Laboratory Testing
    Sarah Wheeler, PhD, FAACC | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

35105 Molecular Diagnostic Approaches to Navigating Healthcare Obstacles in Intersex and Transgender Patients
Moderator: Jude Abadie, DABCC, DABMG, FAACC, FACMG | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Speaker(s):

  • Social Challenges and Advocacy in Transgender, Intersex, and Non-binary Patients
    Julie Papango, MLS(ASCPi)CM | Albany Medical Center/Doctors without borders
  • Molecular Mechanisms Resulting Syndromic Conditions That Can Lead to Alternate Gender Assignments
    Jude Abadie, DABCC, DABMG, FAACC, FACMG | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Overcoming Molecular Diagnostic Obstacles in Transgender and Intersex Populations
    Jeffrey SoRelle, MD | UT Southwestern Medical Center

 

35106 Perspectives on Quality Control Challenges in the Clinical Laboratory
Moderator: Andy Quintenz | Bio-Rad
Panelist(s):

  • David Grenache, PhD, DABCC, MT (ASCP) | TriCore Reference Laboratories
  • Nikola Baumann, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic
  • T. Scott Isbell, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Lorin Bachmann, PhD, MT (ASCP), DABCC | Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

 

35107 Recommendations for Use of Free Testosterone in Patient Care: A Challenge for the Laboratory
Moderator: Hui Zhou, PhD | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Speaker(s):

  • Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treating Men with Testosterone Deficiency: A Physician Perspective
    Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS | Men's Health Boston
  • Challenges in Free Testosterone Measurements: A Laboratory Perspective
    Ravinder Singh, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic
  • Overcoming Challenges in Free Testosterone Measurements to Meet Clinical Needs
    Hui Zhou, PhD | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention