Achievements

Assurex Health Myriad Genetics
Gene Sight 2016-2017

  • Contributed to the strategic transition of Assurex Health to Myriad Genetics in an up to $410 million transaction
  • Generated more than $4 million in savings through vendor negotiations
  • Reduced cost per unit by 30% through implementing lean processes
  • Successfully provided 50% scalability for testing capacity utilizing current staff
  • Lead the plan, design, and implementation of the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and Data Analysis process
  • Developed the world’s only Biorepository of Psychotropic samples

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Director of The Department of Anatomic Pathology’s, Human Tissue Resource Network (HTRN) 2012-2016

  • Directly increased revenue up to 50%; Improved patient care by reducing the turn-around time for a patient’s diagnosis
  • Improved turn-around time through automated lab processes, standardized workflow in each area of Anatomic Pathology’s clinical areas under the HTRN
  • Developed dashboards for complete transparency of work volumes and productivity
  • Evaluated and corrected improper patient billing in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes
  • Advanced the care and treatment of patients by expanding the testing by implementing molecular tests that never existed
Research Advancements
  • Monitored and directed over pathology laboratory clinical trials for both patient treatment and research endeavors
  • Oversaw the creation of a tissue biorepository and the bioinformatics pipeline

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Director of Laboratory Operations Anatomic Pathology 1997-2012

  • Expanded the test menu for Histology, Electron Microscopy, & Immunohistochemistry
  • Contributions positively impacted the fiscal budget more than five years in a row
  • Created a high complexity molecular laboratory from conception to sustained production
  • Awarded medical patent for molecular testing that reduced pediatric transplant deaths >90%
  • Seven patent pending applications
  • Designed and Implemented the first Laboratory Informatics Management System (LIMS) for the department
  • Created the laboratory program to hire people with special needs and placed them in job-specific roles utilizing each person’s unique strengths
Research Advancements
  • Co-created the first Research Morphology Core at CCHMC
  • Biorepository Core Facility was brought to fruition
  • Authored 36 scientific journal publications, 17 abstracts
  • Work was published on the cover of 15 individual peer reviewed scientific journal covers
  • Recognized by four national societies for contributions to the advancement of medical care.