Pacific Northwest Local Section events

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2024 Meetings

May 16, 2024

Improving Racial Healthcare Inequities through Mitigating Systemic Racism

Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm

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2023 Meetings

November 9, 2023

(Excel)lent Solutions: Leveraging Microsoft Excel In The Clinical Laboratory

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm

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July 25, 2023

2023 the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM) University of Washington Alumni and Pacific Northwest ADLM Chapter Event

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm



May 4, 2023

Developing and Deploying Data Analytic Applications for Clinical Laboratory Operations

Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm


2022 Meetings

October 13, 2022

Where Have All the Techs Gone?

Time:5:00 - 7:30 pm


2021 Meetings

April 15

Strategies for Handling Large-Scale Testing Failures and Errors in the Clinical Laboratory

Time: 5:00-6:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event


2020 Meetings

January 23

Clinical Lab 2.0: How the Laboratory Can Support Value Based Care, Optimize Patient Outcomes, and Reduce Total Costs of Care?

Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

1314 NW Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97209


2016 Meetings

August 2

PNW Gathering in Philadelphia


January 22

Diagnosing Inborn Error of Metabolism

Seattle, WA

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July 28

Joint Pacific NW Section of ADLM and UW Department of Laboratory Medicine Event

Atlanta, GA

June 25-26

PLUGS Summit 2015: Ending Patient Harm & Financial Waste Associated with Mis-ordering of Laboratory Tests

Seattle Children's Research Institute

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March 26

How To Promote The Value of Clinical Laboratory Testing to Physicians, Students, and the General Public

David D. Koch, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Director, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, and Point of Care
Grady Memorial Hospital
Professor, Pathology and Lab Medicine
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Alan H.B. Wu, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Director, Clinical Chemistry
San Francisco General Hospital
Professor, Laboratory Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Janet Kreizman
CEO, Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (formerly AACC)
Washington, D.C.

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May 16

A Local and National Intervention to Improve the Utilization of Clinical Laboratory Tests

Seattle Children's Hospital

Michael Astion, MD, PhD
Seattle Children's Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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January 23

Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine

Portland, OR

Steven H. Wong, PhD, DABCC(TC), FACB
President, American Association of Clinical Chemistry
Director, Clinical Chemistry
Professor, Pathology
Co-director, Clinical and Translational Mass Spectrometry Center
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

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December 5

Analytical, Legal, and Therapeutic Implications of Neonate Drug Testing

Portland, OR

Steve Cotten, PhD
Associate Director, Chemistry and Toxicology
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center
4164 Graves Hall
333 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

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October 10

Thalassemias: Learning New Tricks from an Old Dog

Seattle, WA

Dina Greene, PhD, DABCC
Scientific Director, Chemistry
Kaiser Permanente, Northern California
1725 Eastshore Highway
Berkeley CA, 94710

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March 21

Interpretation of Cardiac Troponin: Generations, Populations & Standardization

Seattle, WA

Robert H. Christenson, PhD
President, American Association of Clinical Chemistry
Professor of Pathology and Medical and Research Technology
University of Maryland Medical Center

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