Adam Barker, PhD, director of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, will share insights on managing a clinical lab throughout a pandemic during a Dark Intelligence Group COVID-19 STAT Intelligence Briefing on Tuesday, April 27.
ARUP’s Adam Barker, PhD, will be the featured presenter during the Dark Intelligence Group’s COVID-19 STAT Intelligence Briefing at 10 a.m. MDT on Tuesday, April 27.
Medical laboratory science involves innovation, ingenuity, and problem-solving, but these skills were put to the test under tremendous pressure during the global pandemic.
To kick off this year’s Lab Week, we are highlighting both the important work that medical laboratory professionals do, as well as some of the career paths they can take.
ARUP’s webinar, The Lab Must Go On, presented by ARUP COO Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD, highlights several laboratory management strategies that ARUP leaders have identified as effective during a crisis.
CEO Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD (left), has announced her retirement effective June 30, 2021, and President Andy Theurer (center) has been appointed to replace her as CEO. Tracy I. George, MD (right), will replace Theurer as president and will also retain her current position as chief medical officer.
ARUP announced the retirement of CEO Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD. ARUP also announced that Andy Theurer has been appointed by the company’s Board of Directors to become CEO.
Patricia Slev, PhD, ARUP Immunology Division section chief and University of Utah associate professor of pathology, is an author of newly published COVID-19 antibody testing guidelines.
“Throughout my career here, my supervisors have encouraged me to take steps to continue to grow, including giving me assignments that would expand my skill level,” said Kon Akoy, who is a medical laboratory scientist specialist II in ARUP’s Automated Endocrinology Department.
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The CDC has cited research in which the University of Utah’s HERO Project and ARUP Laboratories played a key role. The research is integral to new physical distancing guidelines.
In 1985, ARUP was a small entrepreneurial startup that set up shop in the University of Utah Research Park—which, as seen here in this 1985 photograph, still had lots of room to grow. Today, ARUP is the park’s largest resident, and the park was named Outstanding Research Park for 2020 by the Association of University Research Parks.
With the partial opening on February 1 of ARUP Laboratories’ new 220,000-square-foot building, the company that began in 1984 as a small, entrepreneurial startup has grown t
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, laboratory professionals have undertaken a heroic effort, leaving the safety of their homes daily to wield pipettes in defense of our commu