|April 26, 2007
From: Laura Harris, Director of Media Relations
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Clinical laboratory science faculty and staff win several prominent awards
ULM’s Department of Clinical Laboratory Science received several student and faculty awards during the Louisiana Society for Clinical Laboratory Science’s annual state meeting in Shreveport April 17 20.
The theme for the meeting was “Laboratory Incredibles: Medical Heroes.” During the annual awards banquet, ULM students and faculty received their honors.
John Whetstone, a senior from Collinston, won the Student of the Year award and the Keys to the Future award.
Susan Williamson won the student paper award in the clinical hematology category for “Diamond Blackfan Anemia A Case Study on Amber Howe.” Whetstone won in the clinical immunology category for “Fragile X Syndrome.” Kimberly Barrett won in the clinical microbiology category for “Bioterrorism.”
Williamson, a senior from Tallulah, and Barrett, a senior from Monroe, are current interns at St. Francis Medical Center. Whetstone is an intern at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.