Clinical Lab Director
Tom has over 45 years of experience in Immunology, with 40 years of that devoted to directing clinical laboratories. His major focus areas have been infectious disease, testing, autoimmune diagnostics, and flow cytometry. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI) and is a Professor of Pathology at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Tom has served as President of the Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists (AMLI), Chair of the ABMLI, Chair of the Diagnostic Immunology Division of the American Society for Microbiology, and is currently on the Board of Governors for the ASCP Board of Certification. Tom has over 75 publications and national/international meeting presentations. He has spoken worldwide on autoimmunity and HIV testing, including conducting flow cytometry training in Lesotho as part of the federal PEPFAR program. He has lectured on basic and clinical immunology and flow cytometry for the Osler National Pathology Board Review Course since 2000. Tom presented the prestigious 2020 Neter Award Lecture at the annual AMLI meeting. He is the Editor in Chief of the ASCP publication LabQ, was an editor of Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, and is currently on the editorial board of Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice.