eLABorate Topics

Hosted ByLona Small, Stephanie Whitehead, & Tywauna Wilson

Leadership and Technical Strategies for Medical Laboratory Professionals to excel inside and outside of the lab.

Episode 82: “MLT Talks” A Chat with Marcy Dufrene, MLT (ASCP)

Are you a military trained laboratory professional? This episode is for you so be sure to share it with your lab colleagues! 


In today’s exciting episode, co-host Stephanie Whitehead interviews Marcy Dufrene, MLT (ASCP) about her laboratory journey as a military trained MLT. Marcy attended the University of Texas San Antonio and decided to join the military to help with college expenses. She was swore into the Texas Air National Guard and sent to technical training courses to become a Medical Laboratory Technician. For the next ten years, Marcy worked in various hospitals across several states. With her military background and extensive clinical laboratory experience, Marcy has a unique perspective on how to make an impact in your lab regardless of your education, training or title.  


Tune in, listen as Marcy discusses her fascinating view on balancing her work life and home life, and learn how she is using her experiences in the military to advocate for the laboratory profession and inspire others. 


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