Faculty and Staff

Name   Position Phone
Janelle Chiasera, B.S., M.S., M.A., Ph.D.       
Interim Program Director, Professor 205-934-5994
Michelle Brown, MS, MLS(ASCP)cmSBBcm   Clinical Education Coordinator, Assistant Professor       205-931-5987
Brianna Miller, MS, MLS(ASCP)cm   Assistant Professor 205-934-5995
Jeffery Miller MLT (ASCP)   Teacher 205-934-5996
Ana Lucia Oliveira, DrPH   Assistant Professor 205-934-5988
Tera Webb, MS, MLS(ASCP)cm   Teacher 205-934-5985

Advisory Board

Bill Branim, Jr, MS, MPA, DLM
Laboratory Director
DCH regional Medical Center

  Sherry Polhill, MBA, MT(ASCP)
Director, Laboratory
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kelley P. Mitcham, BS, MT(ASCP)
Administrative Director - LabFirst
Trinity Medical Center

  Vicky McClain, MT(ASCP)
Adm. Director of the Clinical Laboratory
Huntsville Hospital

MaryAnn Floyd, MS, MT(ASCP)
Divisional Director
Children’s Hospital of Alabama

  Penny Vance-Colburn, MT(ASCP), NCA
Laboratory Director
UAB Medical West

Stephen O’Connor, PhD
Professor, Health Adm. Program
University of Alabama at Birmingham

  Ina Walker, MT(ASCP)
Chief Medical Technologist
VA Medical Center Laboratory

Rita Kelly, MBA, MT(ASCP)
Lab Manager
Brookwood Medical Center

  Mel-Marie Diaz-Datka, MT(ASCP)
Quality Control Specialist, UAB Laboratory
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jennifer Lowe, MT(ASCP)
Pickens County Medical Center
  Janelle M. Chiasera, PhD, MT(ASCP)
Professor and Chair
Department of Clinical & Diagnostic Science