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Microbiology professor named board president of national laboratory accrediting agency

Shauna C. Anderson, a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Brigham Young University, was recently elected president of the board of directors for the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

Anderson, also the program director for Clinical Laboratory Science and director of the Biology Office at BYU, has been involved at various levels within NAACLS for many years and has taught many workshops on the accreditation process for the organization.

A recipient of BYU's Karl G. Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award, Anderson received her master of science degree in medical technology from the University of Utah, and her Ph.D in curriculum and instruction from the University of Washington. Hired by BYU in 1974, she was the first female faculty member in the Department of Microbiology.

For more information, contact Shauna C. Anderson at (801) 422-8757.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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