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 Undergraduate Health Professions: 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 5019

    Clinical Microbiology Extn.
  • MEDI 6595

    ECM 2-Foundations
  • PATH 5028

    Introduction to Pathology
  • MEDI 5240

    Mod 5: Cardiopulmonary
  • MEDI 5243

    Mod 6: Renal
  • MEDI 5244

    Mod 7: Endocrine/Reproductive
  • PATH 5011

    Neuropathology Externship
  • MEDI 5298

    Phase 2 Comp Module & NBR
  • PATH 5003

    Surgical Pathology Extn.
  • PATH 5027

    Clinical Hematology Extn.
  • MEDI 6594

    ECM 2-Foundations
  • MEDI 5210

    Mod 1: Fundamentals
  • MEDI 5220

    Mod 2: Hem/GI
  • MEDI 5236

    Mod 3: Central Nervous System
  • MEDI 5237

    Mod 4: Musculoskeletal/Skin
  • RPAT 5000

    Pathology

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