The faculty and staff of the Division of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine provide comprehensive, state of the art, in-vitro diagnostic testing in the sections of Clinical Chemistry, Hematology and Hematopathology, Microbiology, and Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine as well as perform therapeutic apheresis. The clinical pathology faculty provides consultation services to other hospital and university departments and conduct translational research in their respective sub-specialty areas. The clinical pathology laboratories consist of hematology/hemostasis, flow cytometry, urinalysis, bone marrow, chemistry, forensic toxicology, clinical immunology, blood bank, microbiology, blood gas laboratory, pediatric, family medicine, Cancer Center laboratory, and point of care testing.
The service and laboratory procedures conform to the standards prescribed by the Department of Health and Human Services as detailed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, College of American Pathologists, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control, and other Federal and State agencies. The faculty and staff meet and often exceed the required qualifications. Continuous quality improvement activities are in place and are oriented to the quality of diagnostic services, timeliness of reports, efficiency, safety requirements, and quality control of laboratory activities.
Gurmukh Singh, MD, PhD, MBA: Walter L Shepeard Chair of Clinical Pathology, Vice Chair of Pathology for Clinical Affairs, Department of Pathology, AU-Medical College of Georgia; Chief of Clinical Pathology and Medical Director of Chemistry, Toxicology, and Point of Care Testing, AU Health Inc. (AU Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Georgia)
Allison R. McMullen, PhD: Assistant Professor, Medical Director Microbiology
Natasha M. Savage, MD: Assistant Professor, Medical Director of Hematology, Hemostasis, Flow Cytometry, Bone Marrow, Family Medicine, Pediatric Teaching, and Cancer Center Laboratories
James Shikle, MD: Associate Professor, Medical Director of Blood Bank
Roni Bollag, MD, PhD: Associate Professor, Director Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Sandra Helman, PhD: Medical Professor, Director of HLA Lab
Ravindra Kolhe, MD, PhD: Assistant Professor, Director of Cytogenetics and GEM Lab, AP/CP
Helena Spartz, MD, PhD: Assistant Professor, AP/CP
Nikhil Patel, MD: Assistant Professor, AP/CP
Michael Toscano MD: Assistant Professor, AP/CP, CNVAMC
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