Henry Wu retires after 35 years with UHN

Please join us in wishing Henry Wu best wishes on his retirement! Henry has been an MLT at UHN for over 35 years. Henry’s career began in the 1980s working at Doctor’s Hospital as an MLT in Histology. He continued this role in Pathology after the merge with TGH. While at UHN, Henry was a... Continue Reading →

Wai Wong retires after 31 years with UHN

Please join us in wishing Wai Wong best wishes on his retirement! Wong has specialized in Pathology for over 51 years and has been an MLT at UHN for the last 31 years. His last day will be October 29. Prior to starting his career at UHN in 1990, he was a student managing a... Continue Reading →

LMP Phlebotomy Services Expands

On Oct. 1, UHN phlebotomy expanded its services to Toronto Rehab Institute’s University Centre and Bickle Centre, as well as Toronto Grace Hospital. In an effort to reduce costs and provide timely care to patients, six new phlebotomists were hired and the service was brought in-house. Please join us in welcoming: Sacchin Patel (Bickle), Grace... Continue Reading →

UHN Core Laboratory now offering rapid HIV screening for high-risk patients in the Emergency Department

Almost one year ago, physicians from UHN’s Emergency Department (ED) approached the Biochemistry laboratory to provide a rapid HIV test for high-risk ED patients. High-risk populations routinely served in EDs across Ontario are rarely tested for HIV in the ED, creating a critical ‘diagnosis gap’ for Ontarians and adding to systemic healthcare inequity of access... Continue Reading →

Kok Kong (Lawrence) Yoong Retires

Lawrence Yoong started his career more than fifty years ago, a large and formidable number. Over the years, Lawrence worked in many different areas including core lab, research, and technical work for papers, neuro, and histology. ​His dedication, encouragement, guidance and support will serve as an inspiration to colleagues.  We will miss hearing the proud grandfather... Continue Reading →

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