William E. Winter, MD

In July 2023, we changed our name from AACC (short for the American Association for Clinical Chemistry) to the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM). The following page was written prior to this rebranding and contains mentions of the association’s old name. It may contain other out-of-date information as well.

2016 AACC Professor Alvin Dubin Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession and the Academy

2008 Award for Outstanding Contributions in Education

Dr. Winter is a professor of pathology, immunology, and laboratory medicine; pediatrics; and molecular genetics and microbiology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. From 1993 to 2006, he served as medical director for clinical chemistry at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. In addition, he is principal investigator for the National Institutes of Health-funded Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Islet Cell Autoantibody Core Laboratory and Islet Autoantibody Standardization Program. Dr. Winter directs the endocrine autoantibody laboratory that at the University of Florida Health Pathology Laboratories. He directed the pathology residency training program at the University of Florida for 10 years. He has given numerous presentations and has published extensively on behalf of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC). A multiple-time winner of the AACC outstanding speaker award, Dr. Winter has served on several AACC annual meeting organizing committees. He is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists and the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, which he served as a member of the board of directors. He has contributed more than 200 articles, chapters, and abstracts that deal with chemistry, coagulation, diabetes, endocrinology, and immunology, including co-authoring AACC's monograph, Diabetes Mellitus, and its Handbook of Diagnostic Endocrinology.