A strong community of lab professionals: Bill Morice, M.D., Ph.D., and Susan Van Meter

Answers from the Lab

In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, and special guest Susan Van Meter, president of the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA). In celebration of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, they discuss the critical role laboratories play in patient care and key legislative issues that impact the profession.

Specific topics of discussion include: 

  • Increasing understanding and visibility of the role of clinical laboratories.
  • Reflecting on the common threads that bind all laboratory professionals together.
  • Core lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic that can be applied to future virus outbreaks.
  • Current federal legislation priorities for the laboratory industry.

Podcast episode

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Answers from the Lab is a Mayo Clinic Laboratories curated podcast sharing knowledge and advancements regarding the state of testing, laboratory science, and the people who make it all happen behind the scenes. 

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Suzanne Ferguson

Suzanne Ferguson is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories and has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2014. Outside of work, Suzanne can be found traveling, reading and spending time with her family.