The American Association for Clinical Chemistry announced that Stephen Master was elected to serve as president-elect in August 2020, after which he will serve as president from August 2021 to July 2022, and as past president from August 2022 to July 2023. Master is the chief of the division of laboratory medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and medical director of the Michael Palmieri Laboratory for Metabolic and Advanced Diagnostics at CHOP. He's also an associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Master is currently a member of the organization's board of directors.
AACC also announced Paul Jannetto would serve as secretary from August 2020 to July 2023. Jannetto is an associate professor of laboratory medicine and pathology at the Mayo Clinic, as well as the co-director for the clinical mass spectrometry laboratory, clinical and forensic toxicology laboratory, and the metals laboratory. He has previously served on the AACC and AACC Academy boards, chair and secretary of the AACC Chicago Local Section, and treasurer of AACC's Midwest Local Section.
The organization announced Christopher McCudden and Christine Schmotzer as new board members, serving from August 2020 to July 2023, and Gyorgy Abel as president of AACC Academy, who will also sit on the board. McCudden is a clinical biochemist at the Ottawa Hospital in Ontario, Canada, and an associate professor and vice chair of the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Ottawa.
Schmotzer is chief of the division of clinical pathology and medical director of laboratories and point-of-care testing at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. She is also co-director of the University Hospitals Diagnostic Institute and an associate professor of pathology at Case Western Reserve University.