HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The following is a news release from The University of Southern MIssissippi
Dr. Sabrina Bryant, assistant professor in The University of Southern Mississippi's Department of Medical Laboratory Science, has been elected president of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science –– Mississippi (ASCLS-MS). She served as president-elect during 2014, and will become president in July.
ASCLS-MS aims to ensure quality patient care by providing continuing education opportunities and promoting excellence in the medical laboratory science profession. The Mississippi chapter is a constituent state society of the nationwide American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.
"My role as state president is to serve as a liaison between the grass roots members and the national leadership for clinical laboratory professionals," said Bryant. "The primary responsibility is to communicate with laboratory professionals and work towards the goals of the society."
Bryant also served as ASCLS-MS president in 2005. "Being selected to represent your profession is always an honor, and since this is a volunteer organization it is important to proudly serve, if asked."
Bryant is an American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certified medical laboratory scientist and participates in the ASCP Board of Certification Credential Maintenance Program. She is also a member of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Bryant will attend the ASCLS National Meeting in Atlanta, Ga. July 28-August 1 to represent the ASCLS-MS membership. ASCLS-MS will host the annual Mississippi, Louisiana bi-state meeting at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss., April 12-16, 2016.
For more information about the Department of Medical Laboratory Science in The University of Southern Mississippi's College of Health, visit http://www.usm.edu/medical-laboratory-science.
For more information about medical laboratory science go to www.ascp.org and www.ascls.org.