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Allison R. McMullen, PhD

Scientific Affairs Manager

Roche Diagnostics Corporation

Allison McMullen joined Roche Diagnostics as a scientific affairs manager for molecular diagnostics in 2020. She earned her doctorate in experimental pathology/virology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where she studied the molecular epidemiology of West Nile virus. Dr. McMullen then went on to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship studying HPV at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Chronic Viral Disease Branch). Following that, she served as an American Society for Microbiology CPEP Fellow in clinical microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine. Most recently, Dr. McMullen was the medical director of microbiology and immunology at Augusta University Medical Center and an associate professor in the Department of Pathology at the Medical College of Georgia.

Sessions

The COVID-19 Pandemic Through the Lens of the Laboratory

Presented by Allison R. McMullen, PhD, Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24th.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to the healthcare system. The pandemic highlighted the importance of laboratory testing, not only to clinicians but to others inside and outside of the hospital. This session will focus on the experiences of the lab through the eyes of two clinical microbiology laboratory directors. They will discuss the…