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University of Illinois Springfield

Department of Clinical Lab Science University of Illinois Springfield

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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

William Bloemer
Professor Emeritus and Visiting Assistant to the Provost
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: WUIS  (MS HSB 314)
Phone: (217) 206-7348

Adjunct Faculty

Amandailee Adams, MS, microbiology

Hans Jakschik, parasitology

Norval Melton, forensic science


Fritz E. Lower, 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

Email:                                                 Thanks to Robbin B. Killam!



Kathy Turpin, MT(ASCP)

Education Liaison
UnityPoint Methodist, Peoria


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


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