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In Brief: Texas State students, faculty honored at ASCLS conference

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
August 18, 2015

Ten students and faculty from the Clinical Laboratory Science program at Texas State University were honored during the 2015 American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Conference, held July 29-Aug. 1 in Atlanta, Ga.

Students Meghan Colvin received the Beckman Coulter Travel grant and Alpha Mu Tau scholarship; Jazmen Myers received the Dorothy Morrison Memorial scholarship, the ASCLS Student Forum travel grant, Keys to the Future and was elected ASCLS Student Forum national chair; Bihn Pham received the ASCLS Education and Research scholarship; Jasmin Davis received the ASCLS Education and Research Edward C. Dolbey graduate scholarship; and Elizabeth M. Edmunds received Keys to the Future. Also, Stephanie Fennelly made a round table presentation on cystic fibrosis molecular detection.

Among faculty, Joanna Ellis received the Theriot Award; Gerald D. Redwine received the CLS Distinguished Author award for a Clinical Laboratory Science journal Focus article; and Rodney E. Rohde received the Cardinal Health #urEssential award, the CLS Distinguished Author award for a Clinical Laboratory Science journal Focus article, Clinical Laboratory Science journal Practice article and the Joseph J. Kleiner Memorial Award for Best Clinical Laboratory Science journal article of the year. Additionally, Dave Falleur served as the ASCLS annual meeting chair for 2015 and will serve as ASCLS Advanced Management Institute meeting chair for 2016.