Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists

Department of Pathology
15 N. Medical Drive East
Ste. #1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Dear ACLPS Participants:

The Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine welcomes you to the 54th Annual Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists meeting, Lab Medicine 2019.

The Scientific Session will begin at 8:00 am on Thursday, May 30th, and continue until noon Saturday, June 1st, with presentations on current progress in mass spectrometry, clinical informatics, hematology, coagulation, molecular diagnostics, microbiology, and automation.

Friday morning will commence with the Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award Program oral and poster presentations and continue with the Cotlove Award lecture, “Making Molecular Diagnostics Faster”. The Cotlove Lectureship awardee is Dr. Carl Wittwer from the University of Utah.

Saturday sessions will include the Ellis Benson Award lecture, “Examining the Mechanisms and Consequences of Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization” given by awardee Dr. Sean Stowell and research reports by Strandjord Young Investigator Grant recipients, Dr. Thea Brennan-Krohn and Dr. Thomas Durant.

For the first time at ACLPS, Educational Short Courses will be offered. Educational sessions on infectious disease and serology are scheduled Saturday afternoon following the meeting.

We are grateful to our corporate sponsors and other contributors to ACLPS who provide essential support for this annual meeting. We thank the members of the 2019 Organizing Group and the ACLPS Program and Finance Committee for their time and commitment to planning the meeting, and we are deeply indebted to Chérie Petersen, Hollie Carter, and Kyle Harris of the ARUP Institute for Learning for their professional expertise, guidance, and dedication. Thank you!

Finally, thank you for joining ACLPS in Salt Lake City. This is the Place!


Elizabeth Frank, PhD
Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD
2019 Local Hosts