The mission of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is to promote the profession of medical laboratory science and provide beneficial services to those who practice it.
The Louisiana Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (LSCLS) is a constituent society of ASCLS. To become a member, visit the ASCLS website.
To enable its members to provide quality services for all consumers, the society is committed to the continuous quest for excellence in all its activities.
2022 Member of the Year
2021 Member of the Year
2022 Student of the Year
2022 Keys to the Future Award
2022 Presidential Service Award
2022 Industry Award
50 Years Special Member Award for 2021
30 Years Special Member Award for 2021
20 Years Special Member Award for 2021
10 Years Special Member Award for 2021
40 Years Special Member Award for 2022
30 Years Special Member Award for 2022
20 Years Special Member Award for 2022
10 Years Special Member Award for 2022
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2022 Omicron Sigma Awards
State – Mikayla Puckett, Jennifer Bushnell, Gaye Brunson, Michele Werner, Shamonica King, Patsy Jarreau, Angela Foley, Karrie Hovis, Jessica Lasiter, Joette Taylor and James Gardner
Regional - Stephanie Blackburn, Luke Caruso, Cheryl Caskey, Melonie Falcon, James Gardner, Karrie Hovis, Cheyenne Reyes, Elaine Stewart, Michele Werner, Karen Williams
2021 Omicron Sigma Awards
National - Cheryl Caskey, Cheyenne Reyes, Karrie Hovis
Regional - Cheryl Caskey, Cheyenne Reyes, James Gardner, Karen Williams, Karrie Hovis, Luke Caruso, Stephanie Blackburn
2022 Student Paper Awards
Hematology – A Diagnostic Journey for an Immunocompromised Patient by Cassandra Sterling from LSU Health Shreveport
Immunology – The Role of Laboratory Diagnostics in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis by Janiya Nelson from LSU Health Shreveport
Chemistry and Clinical Microscopy – Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis in a 25-year-old Patient by Courtney Mendenhall from LSU Health Shreveport
Molecular – Application of Whole Genome Sequencing to Assess Phenotypic Variation and Clinical Outcomes in Siblings with Cystic Fibrosis by Clay Bradley from LSU Health Shreveport
2021 Student Paper Awards
Blood Bank – A Case of anti-PP1PK Rare Antibody and Pregnancy Outcome by Dru Lars from LSU Health Shreveport
Hematology – Diamond-Blackfan Anemia (DBA) Causing Failure to Thrive by Allanah Zeidan from LSU Health Shreveport
Chemistry – An Unusual Case of Decompensated Heart Failure in a Young Man by Maya Conway from LSU Health Shreveport
Microbiology – A Noninvasive Rhizopus Infection with a Bladder Fungal Ball in a Patient with Poorly Controlled Diabetes Mellitus by Serina Ruiz from LSU Health Shreveport
2023 Award Nominations
Nominations will open for the 2023 LSCLS Awards late Fall 2022 / early spring 2023. Stay tuned for more information.
For any awards questions, please contact:
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Celebrating the Voodoo We Do!
Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2022 Bistate Meeting a success. A special shout out to all members of the planning committee who did an outstanding job in creating a memorable experience for all attendees. Stay tuned for more information about the 2023 LSCLS / ASCLS - MS Bistate Meeting which will be held in Louisiana.
Crawfish Boil & Fais-dodo
Thank you to Louisiana Seafood and the Louisiana Office of Tourism for their support of our event.
LSCLS & ASCLS-MS GIVE BACK:
With your help, we were able to raise over $1200 for GNO STEM! Thank you to all who participate in our fundraising efforts.