Year Started at Mercy College 2008

Courses Regularly Taught  

  • MLS 418 Clinical Laboratory Management Didactic I
  • MLS 435 Clinical Microbiology Rotation I
  • MLS 442 Clinical Microbiology Didactic I
  • MLS 448 Clinical Laboratory Management and Education Methods Didactic II
  • MLS 472 Clinical Microbiology Didactic II
  • MLS 478 Clinical Laboratory Management and Education Methods Didactic III
  • MLS 485 Phlebotomy

Education

  • BA, Drake University (1986)
  • MT Certificate, Mercy School of Medical Technology (1986)
  • MS, Drake University (2005)

Certifications

  • MLS(ASCP)CM - Medical Laboratory Scientist

Clinical History

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist in a large Microbiology laboratory
  • Clinical and didactic Instructor in Microbiology
  • Didactic Instructor in Management and Education
  • CLS Program Microbiology Education Coordinator
  • CLS Program On-Site Coordinator
  • MLS Program Director/Chair

Professional Memberships

  • ASCLS - American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
  • ASCLS-IA - American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Iowa Branch

Advice to Students

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love...Give it the best there is in you...Seize your opportunities...And be a member of the team. - Benjamin F. Fairless