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Student Receives Awards at ASCLS Annual Meeting

Aug 7, 2014

PhD in HRS doctoral student and Dept. of Clinical Laboratory Sciences Assistant Professor Emily Hill was recognized at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) held last week in Chicago. She was awarded an ASCLS Graduate Research Grant and an ASCLS Graduate Scholarship to conduct research related to her dissertation, titled “Emerging Pathogens in Cystic Fibrosis Patients at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.”  In addition, she and CLS Department Chair Dr. Teresa Nadder gave an oral presentation titled “Using a Theater Approach to Develop Professionalism in CLS Students,” which was based on a study supported by an ASCLS E&R Member Grant received by Mrs. Hill in 2012.