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W. Gregory Miller, Jr., PhD Initiated as CLSI Treasurer.

WAYNE, Pa. -- W. Gregory Miller, Jr., PhD was initiated for a two-year term as Treasurer, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI, formerly NCCLS), at the organization's annual Leadership Conference held 26 to 29 April 2006.

Dr. Miller has been active as a CLSI volunteer for more than 20 years, including participation in the development of consensus documents as a chairholder and committee member. Previous CLSI roles included Chairholder for the Area Committee for Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, Subcommittee on Reagent Water, and the Chairholders Council, as well as membership on many subcommittees including: Verification of Comparability of Patient Results; Validating and Implementing Secondary Reference Materials; Quality Control, Metrologic Traceability, Interference Testing; and Cholesterol Testing. In his new role as treasurer, Dr. Miller will continue to be a valuable asset to CLSI.

Dr. Miller is currently Professor of Pathology at Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System, Richmond; in this role, he is also Director of Pathology Information Systems, Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry, and Director of the Pathology Quality Management Program. In addition to his work with CLSI, Dr. Miller is actively involved with a number of other professional organizations, including the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, College of American Pathologists, National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, and International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. He earned a BS degree in chemistry from the University of Santa Clara, California and a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Arizona, Tucson. Dr. Miller has lectured both nationally and internationally and is extensively published in a wide range of journals.

CLSI is grateful for Dr. Miller's many contributions to its voluntary consensus process, and wishes him well in his pivotal role of providing financial leadership over the next two years.

For additional information on CLSI or for further information regarding this release, visit our website at http://www.clsi.org or call 610-688-0100.

CLSI is a global, nonprofit, membership-based organization dedicated to developing standards and guidelines for the healthcare and medical testing community. CLSI's unique consensus process facilitates the creation of standards and guidelines that are reliable, practical, and achievable for an effective quality system.
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