40 Under 40

Passionate Teacher.

Rochelle Helminski, MLS(ASCP)CM
Age: 36 | Phoenix, AZ

Current Responsibilities: Healthcare faculty member and program director for the phlebotomy, laboratory assisting, medical laboratory science, and histology programs at Phoenix College. She currently teaches urinalysis and microbiology in her programs, as well as aseptic techniques in the medical assisting program.

Passion: Teaching, which developed in graduate school at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Since 2003, she has taught as an adjunct faculty at several different colleges and universities.

Awards: Special Contribution Award for her work as a medical technologist at the Phoenix VA Medical Center and Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award for contributions to assessment at Rio Salado College.