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POCT Coordinator of the Year Presented by the AACC

Critical and Point-of-Care Testing Division


This auspicious award includes a cash award and funds to support attendance at the AACC Annual Meeting and an elegant trophy.


The POCT Coordinator Award is given annually to recognize outstanding achievements in the POCT field by persons who are primarily responsible for a given institution’s POCT program. The award is not limited to persons or programs within the United States. Selection is made by the Awards Committee of the AACC Critical and Point-of-Care Testing Division and is based on the extent of the nominee’s responsibilities and accomplishments, particularly the impact this person has made in improving the quality of the POCT program at their facility.


Click here for application details and a form for the current year.


Click on a name below to view past winners:


Kerstin Halverson Children’s of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2015 2014 2013 2012
Charlotte Bismark from Dixie Regional Medical Center, St. George, UT  Najwa Adlan, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Karen Jenkins, Emory University Hospital – Midtown - in Atlanta, GA Pet Maniquis Providence Medical Center and St. John Hospital, KS
2011 2010 2009 2008
Kim Skala  Advocate Christ Medical Center & Hope Children’s Hospital Bob Kaplanis Laboratory Sciences of Arizona / Banner Health Brenda Franks Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE Peggy Mann University of Texas Medical Branch
2007 2006 2005 2004

Elizabeth Vadasdi

New York- Presbyterian Hospital, Weill – Cornell Medical Center

Edwina Szelag Holmes Regional Medical Center Health First, Inc. in Melbourne, FL Ann Snyder POCTC Greater Baltimore Medical Center David Colard Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO
2003 2002 2001 2000
Deanna Bogner Christus Santa Rosa Health Care system in San Antonio, TX Diana DeHoyos University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)Galveston Lou Ann Wyer MT (ASCP), Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk, VA Karen Freese Clarian Health Partners, Inc., Indianapolis, IN 

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