Thought Leader Interviews

Susan Hardesty, MS, OTR, on Ergonomics and Injury Prevention in the Histology Laboratory

Susan Hardesty, MS, OTR, on Ergonomics and Injury Prevention in the Histology Laboratory

We got in touch with Susan Hardesty, MS, OTR after she downloaded our Ergonomics and Safety in the Histology Laboratory whitepaper. As Susan is an occupational therapist and specialist in ergonomics at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, IN, we thought she …

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Clare Thornton on Being a Lead Immunohistochemistry Technologist and New Technologies Affecting IHC

Clare Thornton on Being a Lead Immunohistochemistry Technologist and New Technologies Affecting IHC

We were excited to speak with Clare Thornton, Lead Immunohistochemistry Technologist at Dahl-Chase Diagnostic Services in Bangor, ME. Clare spoke with us about how she became a specialist in immunohistochemistry (IHC), her responsibilities, and some recent developments in the field.

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Bonnie Whitaker on Being an Anatomic Pathology Operations Director and the Future of IHC

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Bonnie Whitaker, Anatomic Pathology Operations Director at the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University – Wexner Medical Center. Bonnie has an obvious passion for histology and great insights into the future of immunohistochemistry (IHC) and molecular pathology. I hope you enjoy reading her interview as much as I did conducting it. Thanks, Bonnie!

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Automation and Quality Control in the Histology Laboratory with Clif Chapman

Automation and Quality Control in the Histology Laboratory with Clif Chapman

We had the opportunity to talk to Clifford M. Chapman, MS, HTL, QIHC (ASCP) about changes in and the future of automation in the histology laboratory, as well as quality control. Clif holds the position of Technical Specialist at StrataDx (Lexington, MA), as well as Senior Consultant at Medi-Sci Consultants (Woburn, MA). Thank you for sharing your insights, Clif!

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Nominate a Histology Thought Leader

Nominate a Histology Thought Leader

Do you or any of your friends/colleagues have interesting stories to share about histology or have thoughtful ideas on the future of the field? Aquaro Biosystems is continuing its Histology Thought Leaders series, and we are looking for histotechs, lab …

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Happy Histotechnology Professionals Day!

Today is Histotechnology Professionals Day! Thank you to all of the histotechs, lab managers, and others working in histology. Whether you are responsible for patient biopsies for diagnosis, animal tissue for drug testing, or research samples, your profession is extremely …

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René J. Buesa’s hobbies and preferences in the histology lab

René J. Buesa’s hobbies and preferences in the histology lab

After reading all of histology expert René J. Buesa’s publications, I was curious to know more about him. I feel very lucky to have had the chance to ask him so many questions, and appreciate all the time he spent …

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Histology: The Intersection of Art and Science with René Buesa

Histology: The Intersection of Art and Science with René Buesa

I love the article “Histochemistry: A Case of Unappreciated Beauty,” by René Buesa. I could look at slides for hours and often wish their images were hanging on my walls! Histology is also informed by many scientific principles, which René …

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René J. Buesa on Histology Research & Safety in the Histology Laboratory

René J. Buesa on Histology Research & Safety in the Histology Laboratory

Rene’s passion for safety and process improvements in histology is very apparent. I’m excited to share some excerpts from our interview about his research process, and why he is so interested in safety. You can read our previous interviews here …

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René J. Buesa on Changes in the Field of Histology

René J. Buesa on Changes in the Field of Histology

René Buesa shared his thoughts on changes in the field of histology he has observed over his lifetime. Below are some excerpts from our conversation. You can read the first part of our interview here: René J Buesa’s Path into Histology …

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