Clinical and Public Health Microbiology Mentors

Aug. 5, 2020

Contact one of the clinical microbiologists for clinical or public health microbiology career advice:

J. Kristie Johnson, Ph.D., D(ABMM)

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Md.


La'Tonzia L. Adams, M.D., M.S., FASCP, FCAP, CLT

VA Portland Health Care System
Potland, Ore.

Andrew Berens, MBA, MLS(ASCP),SM

Boston Medical Center
Boston, Mass.

Patricia Cernoch, MT(ASCP)SM, SV
Manager, Microbiology Laboratory
Houston Methodist Hospital
Email Pat

Nicole M. Green, Ph.D., D(ABMM), PHM, M(ASCP)CM

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Los Angeles, Calif.

Ester Knobloch, MLS(ASCP)CM

Newman Regional Health, Emporia, KS
Emporia, Kan.

Perceus Mody, MLS(ASCP)CM

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tenn.

Debra Myers, M.S.

Debra Myers, M.S.

Microbiology Chief Technologist, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Personal Statement

Debbie would like to give others exposure to what is going on in the world of clinical microbiology outside of their own laboratories. Participating in ASM activities (meetings, webinars and listservs) will enable microbiologists to connect with leaders in the field and develop a network of peers.

Debbie plays tennis and golf. She also enjoys ski and beach vacations.