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Michelle Kanuth, Ph.D., M.T. (A.S.C.P.) S.B.B., C.L.S. (2007 )
Associate Professor (School of Health Professions)
Clinnical Laboratory Sciences

Dr. Michelle Kanuth is an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies of the UTMB-SAHS Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences. She holds a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Kentucky, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Curriculum Design from Rhode Island College, an MS in Immunohematology from the University of Cincinnati, and a BS in Medical Technology from The Ohio State University. She holds national certifications as a Medical Technologist and Specialist in Blood Banking with the American Society for Clinical Pathology and as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist with the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Professionals. Believing that every community has a right to the highest quality healthcare, Dr. Kanuth has been highly involved in clinical laboratory sciences (CLS) education by teaching several courses, in developing new curricula, writing questions for national certification examinations, and presenting continuing education programs at the state, regional and national levels. Her goals include the expansion of distance learning programs for degree and CE programs and the education of junior faculty necessary in providing high quality CLS programs. Dr. Kanuth has been the recipient of numerous honors. Some of these include the Sherwood Professional Achievement Award, Joseph J. Kleiner Award, and the Robin H. Mendelsohn Award, all presented by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. The Mendelsohn Award is the highest award given by ASCLS. She also received the CLS of the Year Award and Kentucky Educator of the Year Award, both given by the Kentucky Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. The Kentucky Educator of the Year Award was subsequently renamed in her honor.

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