LabMind
A podcast that explores the future of laboratory medicine


Dr. Brian Jackson

Join Dr. Brian Jackson, associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah and a medical director at ARUP Laboratories, as he interviews some of the top minds in diagnostic laboratory medicine. Listeners are privy to personal anecdotes and creative insights into important challenges facing laboratories and clinicians.



An Interview with Diana Wilkins, Takara Blamires, and Misty Smith: Recruiting the Next Generation of Clinical Laboratory Scientists

Diana Wilkins Takara Blamires Misty Smith

Despite what the general public seems to think, laboratory tests don’t just run themselves. They require an educated workforce of clinical laboratory scientists. Maintaining this highly skilled workforce is challenging, especially since few young people are even aware of the laboratory science career path. In this interview, Diana Wilkins and Takara Blamires share their experiences recruiting young people into the medical laboratory science program at the University of Utah, and Misty Smith explains the intricacies of recruiting for a national reference laboratory.

Originally published October 12, 2020


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