May 20, 2004 - Arup's Dr. Lily Wu Receives Diploma of Honor
May 20, 2004 The Association of Clinical Scientists has presented to Lily L. Wu, Ph.D., of ARUP Laboratories, its Diploma of Honor Award. The award was presented May 14 during the Annual Banquet of the Association at the Warwick Hotel, Houston, TX. The diploma is given to members of the Association who have made significant contributions to clinical science.
The Association of Clinical Scientists is a national organization of doctoral level clinical laboratory scientists, which meets yearly for educational seminars. The meetings are held in various cities throughout the country. The meeting this spring was held in Houston, May 12 to 16.
Dr. Wu is medical director of the Reagent Laboratory at ARUP Laboratories, a Utah-based national reference laboratory. In addition, she is the director of the Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory in the Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory at the University of Utah. Dr. Wu also works at the University's School of Medicine as both a research associate professor in the Department of Pathology and an adjunct research associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Wu is a native of China. She completed her undergraduate education at National Taiwan University, where she received a B.S. degree in Biochemistry. She attended the Graduate School at the University of California, Davis, for a year, with a major in Nutrition. She then attended Oregon State University, Corvallis, where she received a master's degree in Biochemistry. She received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and has remained there ever since.
About ARUP Laboratories
ARUP Laboratories is a national full-service reference laboratory owned by the University of Utah. ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, LLC. With more than 1,600 employees, ARUP offers 2,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine cytology screens to highly esoteric molecular and genetic assays. Rather than competing with its clients, ARUP chooses instead to support clients' existing test menus by offering highly complex and unique tests which enhance their abilities to provide local and regional laboratory services. ARUP's clients include university teaching hospitals, multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, group purchasing organizations, military and government facilities, major clinics, and major pharmaceutical firms. Further information on ARUP Laboratories can be obtained on the Internet at www.aruplab.com.
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