Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, executive associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named president-elect of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. Dr. Aziz will hold the position for a year before assuming full presidency.
The American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science provides advocacy, standards setting, education, personal and professional development for clinical laboratory science practitioners.
“I am extremely honored to serve in this capacity,” Dr. Aziz said. “The trust shown to me by the colleagues who nominated and elected me fills me with confidence and energy to get to work.”
As president-elect, Dr. Aziz will assist the organization’s current president as directed and preside at meetings of the board of directors in their absence or if the office is vacated. He will also serve as a member on the Executive Committee, chair the Committee on Long Range Planning and the Appointments Committee, and serve on the Annual Meeting Steering Committee or other committees as assigned.