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Department of Clinical Lab Science University of Illinois Springfield


Full-Time Faculty

Deborah Baudler

Mrs. Deborah Baudler
Assistant Professor
M.S., MT(ASCP)SBB University of North Dakota
Interests: Immunohematology, Professional affairs

Office: HSB 349
Phone: (217) 206-8562


Wayne GadeWayne Gade
Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. MT(ASCP) University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Biochemistry
Interests: Clinical Chemistry, Physiological Chemistry, Hematology

Office: HSB 352
Phone: (217) 206-7349

Linda McCownLinda McCown
Associate Professor, Chair & Program Director

Ph.D. MLS(ASCP)cm University of Missouri St. Louis

Interests: Hematology, Urinalysis, Adult Education

Office: HSB 351
Phone: (217) 206-7550

Emeriti Faculty

Dr. Bill Bloemer

Dr. Bloemer

William Bloemer

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. University of Kentucky
Interests: Physical and analytical chemistry

Office: PAC 527
Phone: (217) 206-6170

James VeselenakJim Veselenak
Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Michigan State University
Interests: Microbiology, General & Medical Mycology

Phone: (217) 206-7346
Office: WUIS 65 (MS HSB 314)

Paula GarrottPaula Garrott
Associate Professor Emerita
Ed.M. MT(ASCP) University of Illinois
Interests: Immunohematology, Consulting, Government Affairs, Accreditation

Office: (MS HSB 314)

Adjunct Faculty

NIck DeSuno

Nick DeSuno

Amandailee Adams, MS, microbiology

Norval Melton, forensic science

Nicholas DeSuno, GA, urinalysis

Melissa Schleder, nutrition


Sanjai Nagendra, M.D., Program Medical Advisor
Pathology Associates of Central Illinois, LTD
Memorial Medical Center, Springfield



Jessica Hilbert, MT(ASCP)

Robbin Killam

Educator of the Year 2012

Education Liaison

Memorial Medical Center, Springfield
Department of Laboratory Medicine


Thanks to Robbin Killam for her years of service!




Kathy Turpin, MT(ASCP)

Education Liaison
UnityPoint Methodist, Peoria


Kim Stahl, MT (ASCP)SH
Education Liaison
Decatur Memorial Hospital


Carol Dodge, MT(ASCP)

University of Illinois Chicago


Vance Hatcher, MT(ASCP)

OSF St. Anthony’s Health Center 


To contact other clinical site coordinators, contact the Program Director, Dr. McCown.