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SCACM STATE DIRECTORS 2017

Contact your local State Director for current workshop and seminar information in your area.

STATE DIRECTOR COORDINATOR

Jyl Madlem, MS, MT(AMT)
Indiana State Dept of Health Labs 
550 W. 16th Street, Suite B
Indianapolis, IN 46202 46202

Phone:   W: (317) 921-5574
Email:  statedirectors@scacm.org

STATE DIRECTORS

INDIANA

Cox, Claudia
Baptist Health Floyd 

Phone:  W: (812) 948-7454
Email: indiana@scacm.org

ILLINOIS

Fung-Mee Lee
ACL Laboratories



Phone:  W: (847) 349-7150
email: illinois@scacm.org

Illinois State Director - Asst

O'Neill, Jennifer, MLS, B.Sc
Loyola University Medical Center

Phone: W: (708) 216-3954
Emial:  illinois@scacm.org




KENTUCKY


Ribes, Julie Ribes, MD, PhD
University of Kentucky, Chandler Medical Center & KY State Dept of HealthInst

Work: W: (859) 323-1368
Email: kentucky@scacm.org

MICHIGAN

Jeanne Stoddard
Inst: Grand Valley State University Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
301 Michigan St. NE Room 430
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3314

Work: 616-331-3304
Fax: 616-331-5632 
Email: michigan@scacm.org

Asst Michigan State Director

Soehnlen, Marty, , Ph.D., MPH
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services,
Bureau of Laboratories 
3350 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd,
PO Box 30035, Lansing, MI 48909 48909

Phone:  W: (517) 335-8064
Email:  michigan@scacm.org

OHIO

Annette Lakes,
Inst:  Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 45229
Phone:  W: (513) 636-7658 C: (513) 236-4460 


Email: ohio@scacm.org

WEST VIRGINIA

Rocco LaSala MD, D(ABMM) W: 
One Medical Center Dr., Morgantown, WV 26506-8009
26506 WVUH Clinical Labs, Box 8009

(304) 598-4802
Email: westvirginia@scacm.org

WV State Director- Asst

Roberta McDaniel W:   
 CAMC Memorial Hospital 
3200  MacCorkle Avenue SE,
Charleston, WV 25304 25304 

Work: (304) 388-9353
Email: roberta.mcdanie@camc.org

WISCONSIN

Vaughn, April
Wisconsin Diagnostic Labs

Phone: W: (414) 805-7589
Email:  wisconsin@scacm.org

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Starting June 14,2017:
Take your professional development to the next level with ASM’s new webinar series! “Molecular Diagnostics: Applications for the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases” will provide an in-depth review of current trends and challenges associated with molecular diagnostic methods as they are used in the clinical microbiology laboratory.


Congratulations to our own Mike Brandon for winning the Scherago-Rubin award for ASM Microbe 2017.

•The Microbiology world is mourning the loss of Dr. Paul Schreckenberger, our dear friend, esteemed colleague, and longtime SCACM member. He will be sorely missed

Memorial


•ASM and CLSI is hosting a five-part course titled “An ASM-CLSI Webinar Series on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: Part 2 - “Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: Mechanisms of Resistance, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Infection Prevention”.  starting March 1.

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SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTOR to CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AWARD:

2017 recipient

Brian J. Harrington, PhD

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Congratulations 2017 Recipients!

ASM Award:

Linda Bruno - Chicago, Illinois

SCACM Award:

Karen Phillips - Detroit, Michigan
Barbara Puthoff - Cincinnati, Ohio
Simon Milbrandt - Petosky, Michigan
 Julie Wright - Indianapolis,Indiana
Sharon Bales - Greenfield, Indiana
Jerry Wheatley - Jasper, Indiana


SCACM MEMORIAL dedicated to those SCACM board members who have passed away




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