Honoring Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in the Laboratory

In celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in 2022, ASCP honored Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the laboratory, seeking their insight into healthcare challenges and experiences that have impacted their career and healthcare overall. Read on to find out more from AAPI leaders in pathology and laboratory medicine. To read interviews from our celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in 2021, click here.


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Raynette Kaneshiro, PA(ASCP)CM
Raynette Kaneshiro, PA(ASCP)CM, is a Pathologists' Assistant at The Queens Medical Center in Hawaii. She shares her insights on diversity in the laboratory and what makes for an encouraging and supportive workplace.




For Carlo Ledesma, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCMDLMCM,QLSCM, MT(AMT), the journey to medical laboratory science is a dream he has taken around the world. Mr. Ledesma shares his thoughts on diversity in healthcare, and more.


Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD
Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD, shares his thoughts on challenges around diversity in healthcare and what keeps him inspired in pathology.