For Franciscan St. Francis Health
INDIANAPOLIS – Five students have graduated from the Franciscan St. Francis Health Clinical Laboratory Science Program and are poised to embark upon new careers.
The 2012 graduates and specialty field majors are:
Brittany Jackson, Purdue University (BS in public health and epidemiology in 2011). Her parents are Mark and Barb Jackson of Kokomo.
|Danielle Trowbridge, Ashley Robinson, Aaron Mang,|
Brittany Jackson and Lyndi Gable.
Ashley Robinson, Franklin College (BS in biology and pre-optometry in 2011). Her parents are Roderick and Hyacinth Garrison of Indianapolis.
Danielle Trowbridge, Ball State University (BS in medical technology). She’s the daughter of Vince and Lena Roby (and the late Tracey Roby) of Greenwood.
The graduates were recognized for their achievements June 7 at hospital ceremonies.
The Franciscan St. Francis Health Clinical Laboratory Science Program (formerly known as the St. Francis School of Medical Technology) is affiliated with several colleges and universities across the Midwest.
The program, which is a division of the hospital’s clinical laboratory, was established in 1967 and is dedicated to preparing professional medical technologists with the theoretical and practical training to serve as active members of the health care team in clinical laboratory science.
More than 335 students have graduated from the program since its inception.
Medical technology involves conducting a wide range of laboratory tests for the detection, diagnosis, treatment and study of diseases. Clinical laboratory scientists work closely with pathologists and other specialists to ensure the accuracy of diagnoses.
More information about the Franciscan St. Francis Health Clinical Laboratory Science Program is at s at www.stfrancishospitals.org/Labs/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabindex=1&tabid=25.