Leadership Lived

The MLS Program prides itself on providing opportunities for students to be involved in extracurricular professional and university activities. These activities provide excellent opportunities for service and community engagement. Opportunities for MLS students to develop leadership skills and serve their community include:

  • Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Club
  • Student Representatives to MLS Advisory Committee
  • ASCLS-IL Developing Professional Forum

UIS Students on Developing Professional Forum

Four UIS MLS Students were elected to serve on the ASCLS-IL Developing Professional Forum. Elections for the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science-Illinois (ASCLS-IL) Student Forum are held annually.  In 2020, UIS MLS students were elected into all four Student Forum positions!


Kirsten Callaway, 2020 chair of the ASCLS-IL Developing Professional Forum
Kirsten Callaway


Pie Sharma, 2020 vice-chair of the ASCLS-IL Developing Professional Forum
Pie Sharma


Will Franz, 2020 treasurer of the ASCLS-IL Developing Professional Forum
Will Franz


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Lauren Denny