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ARUP Laboratories to Make Strong Showing at American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) 2010 Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Anaheim on July 28

ARUP Will Team up with Atlas Medical to Give Presentations on Implementing Successful Lab-Outreach Programs and the Right EMR Solution

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 14, 2010 - ARUP Laboratories is pleased to announce that it is sending a full contingent to the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) 2010 Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, taking place July 25–29 in Anaheim, Calif.

In addition to posters and educational sessions, ARUP, in partnership with Atlas Medical, will share practical information pertinent to the recent HITECH Act, laboratory outreach and EMR solution implementation. These presentations will occur every hour on the hour at ARUP's booth, number 2420.

“We look forward to this show each year because it is the leading trade show for our industry,” said Edward Ashwood, M.D., president and CEO of ARUP Laboratories. “This year's show comes on the heels of some big developments in the health care industry, and we are eager to keep the conversation moving forward. This show is also where we rub shoulders with many of the leading minds in clinical chemistry and laboratory science, and where we have the chance to showcase the science that serves as the backbone for many of our laboratory services.”

At this year's annual meeting, ARUP medical directors, researchers and staff will display more than 20 posters and participate in nine different educational sessions on a variety of topics, ranging from laboratory testing and science to laboratory administration.

Presentation times and topics are as follows:

Monday, July 26, 2010


  • William Roberts, M.D., Ph.D.: “Interpretation of Glycohemoglobin Results”
  • Elizabeth Pattison: “LC-MS/MS Assay Development: What It Takes to Bring and Keep an Assay Successfully Online”
  • David Grenache, Ph.D.: “Clinical Utility of hCG in Abnormal Pregnancies and Malignancies”
  • Chérie Petersen: “Enhancing Professional Effectiveness through Improved Communication Skills”

Tuesday, July 27, 2010


  • David Grenache, Ph.D.: “Serum Protein Electrophoresis by Capillary Techniques: Benefits and Limitations”
  • Chérie Petersen: “Communication Skills Through Behavioral Modification”

Wednesday, July 28, 2010


  • William Roberts, M.D., Ph.D.: “Evaluation of High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Methods”
  • Evrim Erdogan, Ph.D.: “Steroid Analysis by LC-MS/MS”

Thursday, July 29, 2010


  • Elaine Lyon, Ph.D.: “Germline Variants Affecting Treatment for Infectious Disease”

Additional information about ARUP Laboratories' presentations at AACC is available at

About ARUP Laboratories

Founded in 1984, ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. ARUP offers more than 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP serves clients across the United States, including many of the nation's top university teaching hospitals and children's hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, group purchasing organizations, military and other government facilities, and major clinics. In addition, ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology®.

Contact: ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City
Kristofer Beldin
801-583-2787, ext. 2451 (wk)
801-870-4064 (cell)
Cyndee Holden
801-583-2787, ext. 3318 (wk)
801-386-6637 (cell)


Posted: July 2010