Faculty Facilities and Resources


The program officials perform the administrative functions regarding the management, education methodology, curriculum development and medical correlation of the Clinical Program. The program officials are:

Dawn Taylor, MA, MLS(ASCP)CM
Program Director

Martha Higgins, MD
Medical Director

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Our clinical laboratories employ between 700 and 800 associates. Our teaching faculty is composed of approximately 150 medical laboratory scientists/medical technologists, technical and operations coordinators, managers, administrative directors, PhD’s, pathology residents and pathologists. These individuals provide their expertise during individualized instruction in the clinical laboratory rotations and didactic lectures throughout the Clinical Program.

The following individuals serve as primary clinical and didactic faculty:

Nicole Affeldt, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM

Amy Kolbe, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Immunology/Molecular Diagnostics

Lauren Marchese, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM

Jennifer Parent, BS, MT(ASCP)

Hetal Patel, MS, MT(ASCP)
Chemistry, Urinalysis, Hematology 

Danielle Williams, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Chemistry, Urinalysis, Hematology

Facilities and Resources: Ascension Michigan Laboratory Services

For more information click on Ascension Michigan Laboratory Services website.