Tracy George, MD, ARUP president and chief scientific officer, is actively involved in efforts to encourage and help women and other underrepresented groups pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). ARUP’s efforts to offer mentorship and support in helping women to build their careers helped the company earn a spot on Forbes magazine’s Best Employers for Women list.
Jennifer (Jenna) Rychert, PhD, ARUP medical director of Operational Informatics and Microbial Immunology, and Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD, ARUP chief medical officer, coauthored the report of the new study, “Laboratory-Developed Test Orders in an Academic Health System.”
Brysen Bocchino, a former laboratorian, left ARUP to pursue a career as a therapist. Now he’s back at ARUP as the Family Health Center’s first mental health clinician, and he’s working to develop policies and programs that support ARUP employees.
Is there anything better than dog kisses? ARUP Laboratories is adding dog therapy mental health breaks to its array of companywide initiatives to improve employee well-being.
From the left, Tracy George, MD, Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD, and Adam Barker, PhD, all have gained new responsibilities as part of a strategic alignment of executive responsibilities at ARUP.
ARUP Laboratories is eighth in Utah on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers By State, a testament to the good working environment ARUP maintains for all its employees, including for these specialists in the company’s Automated Core Lab.
Medical laboratory professionals such as this pair at work at ARUP are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that nearly 26,000 more of these highly trained specialists will be needed each year through 2030.
Jenna Przybyla came to ARUP without a degree in 2020 to work as a lab tech in Chemistry Processing. Two years later, she’s set to finish school and make a career in laboratory science.
In 2008, Megan Flipse started in ARUP's Exception Handling department in an entry-level role. Now, she oversees multiple departments as a Support Services group manager.
Kidneys perform critical functions within the body, and kidney impairment can lead to severe health consequences. ARUP’s adoption of a new equation to assess kidney function will enable better recognition and diagnosis of kidney disease in populations adversely affected by use of a previous equation.
On the Roche platform, trays of test tubes are mechanically decapped and sorted before moving along an automated track that delivers them to analyzers for testing.