Women Leaders in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The presence of women in laboratory leadership roles is indispensable for delivering top-notch patient care, actively contributing to the reduction of gender bias, and promoting equity within laboratory settings. In honor of Women's History Month, we are looking at women who have made an impact in the laboratory. Read on to learn more, and for additional insights, explore interviews from our commemoration of Women's History Month in 2021, 2022, and 2023.


3 Questions with Michelle Campbell, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMMBCM,SCCM

When Michelle Campbell started college, she knew she wanted to work in healthcare, and knew she’d found the right fit after she completed a shadow day at the newly renovated laboratory at her local hospital. “It all felt like fate and to this day, I truly believe it was,” she says. Here, Ms. Campbell shares her thoughts on her volunteer efforts, her legacy in the laboratory, and more.

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3 Questions with Dana Altenburger, MD, FASCP

A 2016 Choosing Wisely Champion, Dana Altenburger, MD, FASCP, continues to be active in her volunteerism with ASCP and the pathology and laboratory community. She shares her thoughts for the Critical Values series, 3 Questions With.

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The Role of Women in Cytogenetics

Women have long been a part of genetics research, helping discover new diagnostic and therapeutic frontiers. Learn more about the significant contributions women have made to the field of cytogenetics.

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