ARUP Announces Retirement of CEO Sherrie L. Perkins, Appointment of President Andy Theurer to Replace Her as CEO
SALT LAKE CITY – ARUP Laboratories today announced the retirement of CEO Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD, effective June 30, 2021. ARUP also announced that Andy Theurer, currently ARUP’s president, has been appointed by the company’s Board of Directors to become CEO with Perkins’ retirement.
ARUP Laboratories marked an important milestone on February 1 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony broadcast via Facebook Live to celebrate the first-phase opening of its new 220,000-square-foot building.
ARUP Researchers Played Key Role in Newborn Screening That Identified Utah Baby Born with GAMT Deficiency
Marzia Pasquali, PhD, ARUP section chief of Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening, has been integral to ensuring that infants in Utah and other states are tested for guanidinoacetate methyltransferase (GAMT) deficiency. If undetected and untreated, GAMT deficiency can lead to intellectual disability.
Andrew Fletcher, MD, ARUP Medical Director of Consultative Services, will use knowledge gained through his Health Care Quality and Management certification to help client laboratories demonstrate their value as they assist their healthcare systems in addressing critical quality issues.
Grant Evans put college on hold to earn money and to wait for the return of in-person classes. He has worked in restaurants, warehouses, and a ski rental shop, but working in a lab environment is a completely new experience for him. “I’m learning about all different kinds of diseases and tests. It’s pretty cool.”
SALT LAKE CITY—For the third consecutive year, ARUP Laboratories will be honored with the Utah Business Best Companies to Work for Award. ARUP is among 60 Utah companies that will be presented with the award during a virtual and in-person awards ceremony on December 8. ARUP and other award winners also will be honored in the December issue of Utah Business magazine.
SALT LAKE CITY —ARUP Laboratories today announced the availability to clients nationwide of a combined test to detect and differentiate COVID-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in individuals with respiratory symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
ARUP’s Rob Martin (left), a security systems specialist, worked closely with Tjay Mitchell (center) and Joey Edmunds (right) from Stone Security to upgrade ARUP’s security system as ARUP worked to build capacity to meet demand for COVID-19 testing.
SALT LAKE CITY — David Hillyard, MD, ARUP medical director for molecular infectious disease, is among 20 individuals and organizations honored by Utah Business magazine with a Healthcare Hero Award.
ARUP’s Andrew Fletcher, MD, MBA, CPE, CHCQM, FCAP, medical director of Consultative Services (right), and Sandy Richman, MBA, C(ASCP), director of Consultative Services (left), offer strategies that can empower laboratories to strengthen their competitive advantage in a changing industry
ARUP Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD, coauthored a new American Journal of Clinical Pathology publication that details successful strategies for managing a laboratory in a period of crisis.
ARUP’s new building will provide a new dining experience and more cuisine options, including eight new food stations instead of the current three stations available in old cafeteria. The new café will be open for employees to meet and dine with their family and friends