Karen Keller

Clinical Laboratory Science Education

Campus Address
Clinical Laboratory Science Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center
984010 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE   68198-4010
402-559-7310
kkeller@nebraskamed.com

Academic Appointments:
Volunteer Faculty, Clinical Coordinator Body Fluid Analysis, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, School of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to present.

Volunteer Faculty, Clinical Coordinator Hematology/Coagulation, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, School of Allied Health Professions, University of  Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to present.

Volunteer Faculty, Clinical Coordinator Hematology/Coagulation, Division of Medical Technology, School of Allied Health Professions, University of  Nebraska Medical Center, August 1998 to 2002.

Volunteer Faculty, Clinical Coordinator Urine and Body Fluid Analysis, Division of Medical Technology, School of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, August 1998 to 2002.

Volunteer Faculty, Clinical Coordinator Hematology/Coagulation, Division of Medical Technology, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, August 1993 to August 1998.

Volunteer Faculty, Clinical Coordinator Urine and Body Fluid Analysis, Division of Medical Technology, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, August 1993 to August 1998.

Committee Assignments:

Hematology Curriculum Committee, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to present.
Urine and Body Fluid Analysis Curriculum Committee, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center. 2002 to present.
Clinical Laboratory Science Theory, Application and Correlation Curriculum Committee, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to present.
Clinical Laboratory Management Curriculum Committee, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to present.
Spring Meeting Committee, Nebraska Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, 1995 to 2012.

Degrees/Certifications:
BS Medical Technology, 1978, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Medical Technologist Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Board of Certification, 1978
Specialist in Hematology by the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Board of Certification, 1994
Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Certificate Maintenance Program, 2010 - present
Specialist in Hematology by the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Certificate Maintenance Program, 2010 - present

Teaching Activities:
Clinical Coordinator – Hematology
Clinical Coordinator – Body Fluid Analysis

Awards:
Filter Award - 2009, Nebraska Society for Clinical Laboratory Scientists
Outstanding Teaching Achievement Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Division of Medical Technology, 2002.
Outstanding Teaching Achievement Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Division of Medical Technology, 2000. 

Scientific Meeting Presentations:
Non-Malignant and Congenital WBC Disorders, inhouse presentation to University of Nebraska Medical Center pathology residents, May 11, 2010.    
Beyond Heparin and Coumadin, Nebraska/Iowa Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Spring Meeting, April 25, 2005, at Mid America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Beyond Heparin and Coumadin, Nebraska Society for Clinical Laboratory Science/ASCP/CLMA Spring Meeting, April 12, 2004, Hilton Hotel, Omaha, NE.
Hemolytic Anemia, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, department continuing education, February, 1996

Chapters in books:
Keller K
. and Sykora L., Hematology Chapter 2, SUCCESS! In Clinical Laboratory Science, 4th edition, Editors Anna Ciulla and George Lehman, Pearson Education, 2009.

Keller K and Sykora L., Hematology and Hemostasis Chapters 2 and 3, Review of Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science, 3rd edition, Editors Anna Ciulla and Georganne Buescher, Prentice Hall, 2002.

Service:
Member – American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, 1978 – present
Member – American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - Nebraska, 1978 –present
Treasurer, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - Nebraska, 2002 - 2008
P.A.C.E Coordinator, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science – Nebraska, 2008 - 2012
Membership Chairperson, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science – Nebraska, 1999 – 2002
Poster Chairperson, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science – Nebraska, 1994 – 2003
Member – American Society for Clinical Pathologists, 1978 - present

Karen Keller
Karen Keller, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCM

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Clinical Coordinator Hematology

 

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