Senior Associate Director
To carry out the Hygienic Laboratory’s public health mission, staff traveled approximately 214,028 miles in fiscal year 2015. Central Services coordinated the lease of UI Fleet vehicles, as well as the many other functions that keep the laboratory rolling.
All clinical and environmental specimens that are tested by the Hygienic Laboratory are accessioned and tracked by Client Services.
More than 39,860 people across the nation and 17,700 people in Iowa participated in education and training sponsored by the State Hygienic Laboratory.
In its first year of operation, CALS hosted more than 5,019 people w ho attended 246 events.
Thanks to the Facilities section, the laboratory’s operations stay online around the clock, every day of the year.
More than 17,000 bills and invoices are processed by Financial Management each year.
Outside funding for all 11 core functions of a public health laboratory – from disease surveillance and data management to preparedness and laboratory improvement – is overseen by Grants and Contracts staff.
With clients in each of Iowa’s 99 counties, the Outreach program manager travels to all corners of the state, meeting with environmental and public health clients to share new testing information and collect customer feedback.
The Hygienic Laboratory is one of the nation’s select Tier 1 public health laboratories, which requires an extra measure of laboratory safety and security.