Barbara Russell

Associate Professor

Barbara Russell

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pathology

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-4326
  • (706) 721-6980
  • GB 3357

Education

  • EDD, Edual Admin and Supervision Georgia Southern University, 2007

  • MHED, Clinical Lab Sci/Medical Techn Medical College of Georgia, 1997

  • BS, Clinical Lab Sci/Medical Techn Medical College of Georgia, 1991

  • AAS, Clinical/Medical Lab Technicia Wytheville Community College, 1987

Certifications

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology 2014

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology 2014

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology 1997

  • BCMT American Society of Clinical P, 1991

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology 1987

Awards & Honors

  • National Omicron Sigma Award American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science , 2014

  • National Member of the Year Nomination American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science , 2013

  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-Georgia Contribution to the Profession Award Georgia Health Sciences University Academy of Educators, 2012

  • Clinical Laboratory Science Distinguished Author Award Education 2012

  • Distinguished Service Award College of Allied Health Sciences, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PATH 5009

    Clinical Pathology Extn.
  • MEDI 6595

    ECM 2-Foundations
  • MEDR 5210

    Fundamental Remediation
  • MEDI 5240

    Mod 5: Cardiopulmonary
  • MEDI 5243

    Mod 6: Renal
  • MEDI 5244

    Mod 7: Endocrine/Reproductive
  • PATH 5011

    Neuropathology Externship
  • RPAT 5000

    Pathology
  • MEDI 5298

    Phase 2 Comp Module & NBR
  • MEDI 5301

    Phase 2 Curric. Exposure Elect
  • PATH 5003

    Surgical Pathology Extn.
  • MEDI 5210

    Mod 1: Fundamentals
  • MEDI 5220

    Mod 2: Hem/GI
  • MEDI 5236

    Mod 3: Central Nervous System
  • MEDI 5237

    Mod 4: Musculoskeletal/Skin
  • PATH 5014

    Pathology Off-Campus Extn.

Teaching Interests

Laboratory Medicine, Hematology, Microbiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Microbiology Safety Chapter, Textbook of diagnostic microbiology , 2015
    Other
  • Oxidative burst intensity of peripheral phagocytic cells and periodontitis in down syndrome, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A novel approach to managing hemolyzed specimens., 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Gastrointestinal infections: The relationship between fecal lactoferrin results and stool culture results, 2013
    Other
  • Antimicrobial regimen modifications after PNAFISH organism identification, 2012
    Other

Research Interests

Interprofessional education. Medical education.

Department Service

  • Library Faculty Search Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pathology, Faculty Search Committee 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Pathology, Faculty Search Committee 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • MLIRS CLS Program Accreditation Review Committee 2004 - 2013

  • MLIRS CLS Program Advisory Board 2004 - 2013

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • MCG Academic Affairs Continuous Quality Improvement Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Curriculum Oversight Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Phase 1/2 Curriculum Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG LCME Self-Study Committee 4 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • CAHS Ph.D. in Allied Health Sciences Planning Committee 2013 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Customization Team, Faculty Activity Reporting 2014 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Faculty Activity Reporting II Core Team 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • SACSCOC Faculty Credetialing Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Interprofesssional Education Advisory Group 2012 - 2014

  • Quality Enhancement Plan, Content Outline Workgroup 2010 - 2012

Professional Service

  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity 2011 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Group on Research in Pathology Education, Annual Program Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Education Scientific Assembly 2012 - 2014

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-Georgia Board of Directors 2011 - 2014

    Role: Other
  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Membership Services Vice Chair 2011 - 2013