Board of Directors

The Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine’s (ADLM) 14-member Board of Directors is ratified by ADLM's membership, based on a slate of candidates selected by the association’s membership-elected Nominating Committee after a thorough recruitment and review process.

In addition to five officers—the President, President-elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer—the Board includes six directors who serve 3-year staggered terms, as well as three ex-officio members.

The Board of Directors also exercises its governance responsibilities through three standing committees—the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Awards Committee.

Octavia M. Peck Palmer, PhD, FADLM (President) is the Division Director of Clinical Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology, Critical Care Medicine, Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Anthony Killeen, MD, BCh, PhD, DABCC, FADLM (President-Elect) is Professor and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC, FADLM (Past President) is the Vice Chair for Computational Pathology and Director of Clinical Mass Spectrometry at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Associate Professor Pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

Christopher McCudden, PhD, DABCC, FACB, FCACB (Secretary) is the Vice Chair, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa; Deputy Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association; Clinical Biochemist, Division of Biochemistry, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital; and Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Y. Victoria Zhang, MBA, PhD, DABCC, FADLM (Treasurer) is Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Enterprise Strategy; Director of Clinical Chemistry Division; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York.

Allison Chambliss, PhD, DABCC, FADLM (ex-officio with vote, President of the AACC Academy) is Associate Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California.

Joe M. El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FADLM (Director) is an Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and Fellowship Program at Yale-New Haven Health, New Haven, Connecticut.

Daniel T. Holmes, MD, FRCPC (Director) is a Clinical Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at University of British Columbia and Head and Medical Director of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Stanley F. Lo, PhD, DABCC, FADLM (Director) is a Professor, Department of Pathology, at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Associate Director Clinical Laboratories at Children's Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Christina Lockwood, PhD, DABCC, DABMGG, FADLM (Director) is Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Adjunct Professor of Genome Sciences and Division Head of Laboratory Genetics at UW Medicine, Seattle, Washington.

M. Laura Parnas, PhD, DABCC, FADLM (Director) is a Disease Area Network Lead, Cardiometabolism and Neurology, Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kacy Peterson, MBA, MLS (ASCP)CM, DLM (ASCP) (ex-officio with vote, Chair, Clinical Lab Scientists Council) is the Laboratory Service Line Administrator, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Bonny Lewis Van PhD, FADLM, HCLD(ABB) (Director) is a Senior Consultant with J. Michael Consulting LLC, Roswell, Georgia.

Mark J. Golden, FASAE, CAE (ex-officio) is the Chief Executive Officer of ADLM, Washington, District of Columbia.