Director of Clinical Microbiology
Wake Forest Baptist Health System
• Dr. Elizabeth Palavecino is a board-certified clinical pathologist with sub-specialty training in clinical microbiology and blood banking and has over 20 years of experience in clinical laboratory settings.
• Currently she is the director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, which provides laboratory testing in the areas of bacteriology, mycology, virology, mycobacteriology, serology and molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases. She is also the director of the Forsyth County Laboratory of Public Health.
• Her research focuses on the evaluation of antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods and the assessment of new molecular assays and devices for the diagnosis of infectious diseases as well as antimicrobial stewardship.
• She is a member of the NC Laboratory Response Forum, a former member of the CLIA committee, a reviewer for the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, a member of the ASM Laboratory Practice Subcommittee, and an active member of several other professional organizations.
Disclosure: Beckman Coulter (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Speakers' bureau; Diasorin Inc (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Grant/Research Support; Paratek: Grant/Research Support
Saturday, October 24, 2020
1:15pm – 3:00pm EDT