LMP Q&A BUG: Roger Boyle

  This week, Roger Boyle, communications specialist was ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. The nomination came from last week’s Q&A BUG ‘victim,’ Jared Rosenberg. Check out Jared’s photo Q&A, HERE. As communications specialist for LMP, Roger manages the LMP.Communications email and monitors incoming requests from lab staff and management. Requests can include updates to licenses and... Continue Reading →

CSMLS visits to discuss the future of the laboratory profession

  This week, Christine Nielsen, CEO, Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) stopped by the University Health Network to share her thoughts on the future of the profession for Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT) and Medical Laboratory Assistants/technicians (MLA). The Lunch and Learn titled, Future of the Profession: Who has the Crystal Ball? covered key... Continue Reading →

Harvard professor visits LMP to provide continuing education in dermatopathology

On Monday, LMP's Dr. Danny Ghazarian, dermatopathologist hosted the 10th annual John B. Walter Dermatopathology Lectureship Series, which brought the accomplished Dr. Steven Tahan to UHN’s Laboratory Medicine Program (LMP). Dr. Tahan, associate professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School, and medical director of dermatopathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center presented his lecture, “High... Continue Reading →

LMP Q&A BUG: Jared Rosenberg

  This week, Jared Rosenberg, Senior Business Analyst, Finance was ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. The nomination came from last week’s Q&A BUG ‘victim,’ Janet Day. Check out Janet’s photo Q&A, HERE. As senior business analyst for LMP's finance department, Jared works within the lab medicine finance agreement set out by the Ontario Ministry of... Continue Reading →

LMP Q&A BUG: Janet Day

  This week, Janet Day, administrative assistant for the core laboratory was ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. The nomination came from last week’s Q&A BUG 'victim,' Pow-Lee Cheng. Check out Pow-Lee’s photo Q&A, HERE. As administrative assistant for core laboratory management, Janet plans and oversees the schedules and timelines of various lab managers in LMP.... Continue Reading →

LMP pathologist teams up with IQN Path to standardize immunohistochemistry terminology

  For the next week, Jaqueline Hall, executive director, International Quality Network for Pathology (IQN Path) will be collaborating with Dr. Emina Torlakovic, hematopathologist and immunohistochemistry lab director, Laboratory Medicine Program (LMP) to standardize immunohistochemistry terminology for External Quality Assurance (EQA) providers. IQN Path is a newly established not-for-profit organization that fosters cooperation between EQA... Continue Reading →

LMP Q&A BUG: Pow- Lee Cheng

  This week, Pow-Lee Cheng, charge technologist for the Chemistry Core Lab was ‘infected’ by the LMP Q&A BUG. The nomination came from last week’s Q&A BUG “victim,” Chris Cursio. Check out Chris’ photo Q&A, HERE. As a charge technologist for the Biochemistry Core Lab, Pow-Lee oversees the day-to-day testing of chemical analytes. The laboratory performs... Continue Reading →

LMP Q&A BUG: Chris Cursio

  This week, Chris Cursio, manager of point-of-care testing (POCT) was 'infected' by the LMP Q&A BUG and the nomination came from fellow dog lover, (***hint: more 'dog' drawings to come) Jaimelyn Rara. Check out Jamielyn's photo Q&A, HERE. As manager of point-of-care testing, Chris oversees the process where lab testing is taken to the... Continue Reading →

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