April 21 marks the beginning of Lab Week 2019, an annual celebration of medical laboratory professionals who play a vital role in health care and patient advocacy! 

Joining me today to discuss the medical laboratory profession–the education, including advanced degrees, certification and licensure, job prospects and more is the Associate Dean for Research, College of Health Professions & Chair & Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science at Texas State University, Rodney E. Rohde, PhD.

Other interviews with Dr Rohde:

Doctorate in Clinical Laboratory Science (DCLS) with Dr Rodney Rohde

The Medical Laboratory profession: A discussion with Dr Rodney Rohde

Rabies: History, myths and diagnosis on Outbreak News This Week

Healthcare-associated infections: A discussion with Dr Rodney Rohde

More episodes of Outbreak News TV:

Polio, Pakistan, the progress and difficulties with WHO spokesperson, Oliver Rosenbauer

Health promotion, disease outbreaks and public health with Glenn Laverack, PhD

Medicine and the media with Amesh Adalja, MD

Pandemic flu, vaccine-preventable diseases and more with CIDRAP Director, Michael Osterholm, PhD on Outbreak News TV