UAB’s Brown named one of inaugural ASCP 40 under 40

A UAB professor has been named to the first 40 Under 40 list from the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

michelle brown wMichelle Brown, M.S., an assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s inaugural 40 Under 40.

Brown, the clinical education coordinator in the Clinical Laboratory Science program, was recognized for her achievements and contributions to the medical laboratory professional field.

“The clinical laboratory is a vital member of the health care team, and I am honored to have been selected as one of the nation’s young leaders,” said Brown, who is 38. “I am thankful to receive this recognition with fellow pathologists, residents and laboratory professionals who are accomplishing great achievements early in their careers.”

Brown is listed as a dedicated educator by the ASCP. She teaches immunohematology, immunology and analysis of body fluids to UAB graduate- and undergraduate-level students. Prior to joining the UAB School of Health Professions, she spent 10 years in a clinical setting, where she also played an active role in the education of residents, nurses and perfusionists in the intricacies involved with transfusion medicine.

She is featured in the July 2014 issue of Critical Values.