Patricia M. Jones and Jason Park

Patricia M. Jones, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Patricia M. (Patti) Jones is currently the Clinical Director of the Chemistry and Metabolic Disease Labs at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, TX, and an Associate Professor of Pathology and Medical Laboratory Science at UT Southwestern Medical Center. In addition, Patti teaches in the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program at UT Southwestern and helps train residents and fellows in chemistry and metabolic diseases. Patti has been a member of the AACC since 1986, and has been actively involved for many years. She is the current Chair-elect of the Texas Section and serves on the Pediatric Reference Range Committee and the Professional Practice in Clinical Chemistry Review Course Organizing Committee. She is also on the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB). Other memberships include the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and the Association of Clinical Biochemists (ACB).


Jason Park, MD
Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Jason Park is the Director of the Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory of the Children’s Medical Center (Dallas, TX) and an Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern. The Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory provides clinical genetics testing for the medical center. In addition, the Laboratory validates instrumentation for submission to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and supports the clinical laboratory component of clinical trials. He currently serves on the Instrumentation Resource Committee and the Standards Committee for the College of American Pathologists (CAP). He is also the CAP liaison to the International Standards Organization (ISO) Technical Committee on Nanotechnologies.