Lab Advisory Council

The Lab Advisory Council provides guidance to HIDA on research, publications, products, and services needed in the lab market segment, and a forum for distributors to network and exchange insights on improving the diagnostics market’s strategies.

Council Chairs

Luke Christensen

Luke Christensen, Chair
VP, Lab Sales
McKesson Medical-Surgical

Emily Berlin

Emily Berlin, Vice Chair
Vice President, Marketing & Product Management
Cardinal Health

Council Members

Troy Barnett
Chief Operations Officer
Mercedes Scientific
Susan Behnke
Sr. Hematology MM
HORIBA Medical
Emily Berlin
VIce President of Lab Marketing
Cardinal Health
Nicole Campbell
Distribution Channel Manager
Abbott Rapid Dx North America
Luke Christensen
Global Vice President, Sales
Sekisui Diagnostics
Cindy Gorman
Sr. Dir., Lab Portfolio Management
Henry Schein, Inc.
Alexander Hanna
Senior Manager, Commercial Operations
Dennis Hoeft
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Globe Scientific, Inc.
Michelle Job
Assistant Director, National Accounts
Sysmex America
Robert Kovar
Sr Director Marketing & Business Development
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Nicole Krpan
Vice President Lab Division
Medline Industries, Inc.
Rebecca Lodge
Director, Life Sciences, Clinical & Diagnostics Category
Thomas Scientific
Matt Lope
Vice President of Sales
VWR, Part of Avantor
Jerry Morrow
Vice President of Sales
MarketLab, Inc.
Bill Muich
Senior Director, Equipment Sales and Service
Concordance Healthcare Solutions
Jonathan Overbey
Head of Corporate Alliances and Channel Management
Sekisui Diagnostics
Jim Poggi
Director of Vendor Relations
Noam Pollack
VP, Head of Partner Management, NAM Diagnostics
Siemens Healthineers
Erik Ringberg
VP & GM, Lab
McKesson Medical-Surgical
Devon Ross
Senior Manager Distribution Partners
Beckman Coulter
Amy Smith
Portfolio Director, Clinical & Lab Animal Sciences
VWR, Part of Avantor
Charles Starr
Director of Sales, Clinical Lab Group, Western US
Henry Schein, Inc.
James Taylor
Director, Distribution Partnerships
Brad Thompson
VP, Supplier Relations
NDC, Inc.

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