AACC Booth Presentation: Roles of the Clinical Laboratory in Pain Management
Drug testing for chronic pain management patients differs from other drug testing applications. This presentation will review the routine drug testing needs of this population, with emphasis on opportunities for the clinical laboratory. Models for urine drug testing algorithms and cost-conscious test utilization will be proposed.
Originally presented July 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Gwendolyn A. McMillin, PhD
Medical Director, Toxicology and Trace Elements Laboratories, ARUP Laboratories
Co-Medical Director, Pharmacogenetics, ARUP Laboratories
Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine
Dr. McMillin is a medical director of the Toxicology and Trace Elements laboratories and co-medical director of Pharmacogenetics at ARUP, as well as an associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her PhD in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Utah and is certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry in clinical chemistry and toxicological chemistry.