USAMRIID , US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
Chief, Transitional and Operational Diagnostics
August 2012 — Present
Plans, develops, establishes and manages execution of complex medical research and development projects and budgets to support priority missions of biosurety, biological defense and infectious disease surveillance and assay development. Manages operational, fiscal, quality assurance and technical work for the Special Pathogens, Transitional Diagnostics, GLP PCR Lab, CDC LRN and Field Training sections. Ensure laboratories maintain regulatory compliance with GLP, ISO 9000, ISO17025, COLA, CLIP, A2LA and others as applicable. Provides operational oversight and technical guidance to USAMRIID LRN laboratory. Interacts regularly with personnel from DoD and US government agencies, academic and research entities. Develop, executes and manage project and operational budgets. Perform research for diagnostic assay utilization and optimization. Provide instruction and guidance on highly complex scientific techniques and procedures to students and staff.