ASCLS is excited to announce the recipients of the ASCLS Voices Under 40 Spotlight, a recognition of our many, talented and committed young professionals under 40 years old. The ASCLS Voices Under 40 Spotlight has been developed to honor ASCLS members who have shown exceptional commitment to ASCLS, the laboratory profession, and their community at large at a young age in their professional careers.
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The candidates were selected based on involvement in professional, legislative, and civic arenas. Applications, nomination letters and personal statements were scored and ranked by a group of their peers. The top candiadtes were selected for 2020 and will be showcased throughout the 2020-21 ASCLS Membership year.

  • Qualifications: Age less than 40 years old
  • Boundless enthusiasm for the profession and for ASCLS
  • Looked up to as an ambassador for Medical Laboratory Science and for ASCLS
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Dana Bostic, MBA, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Assistant Professor
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS
 
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Michelle Renee Campbell MS, MLS(ASCP)CM MB(ASCP)
Development Technologist
Mayo Clinic
Rochestor, MN
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Sophia Chandrasekar, MLS(ASCP)CM
Lead Medical Technologist II
UNC Health
Durham, NC
 
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Jenny Ford, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM 
Laboratory Quality Assurance Specialist
Ascension Sacred Heart
Pace, FL
 
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Franki-Marie Herdt, MLS(ASCP)CM
 Microbiology Lead Technical Specialist
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Laboratory
Cheyenne, WY
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Zac Lunak, PHD, MLS(ASCP)CM  HTL(ASCP) 
Assistant Professor
 University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND
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Christie Massen, MS, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM 
Director of ND Public Health Laboratory; Director of MLT Program; Adjunct Instructor
ND Department of Health; Minnesota State Community and Technical College; University of Cincinnati
Bismarck, ND
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Letycia C. Nunez-Argote, MPH, CPH, MLS(ASCP)CM
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas Medical Center
Lenexa, KS
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Alexandra Nussbaum, MT(ASCP) 
Microbiologist and Laboratory Information Systems Analyst
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN
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Victoria Rensink, MLS(ASCP)CM 
Laboratory Manager
Xtant Medical
Belgrade, MT
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Samantha Salm, MLS(ASCP)CM
Field Application Specialist
Roche, Diagnostics
Menomonee Falls, WI
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Tera Webb, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Hoover, AL