Karen Keller

Karen Keller, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCM
Clinical Coordinator Hematology

Division of Medical Laboratory Science
University of Nebraska Medical Center
984010 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE   68198-4010
402-559-7310
Email

Academic Appointments:
Instructor (Adjunct Volunteer), Clinical Coordinator – Hematology, Coagulation, Body Fluids, Division of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, August 1998 - present

Instructor (Adjunct Volunteer), Clinical Coordinator Hematology/Coagulation, Urine and Body Fluid Analysis, Division of Medical Technology, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, August 1992 to August 1998.

Committee Assignments:
Hematology Curriculum Committee, Division of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to present.

Clinical Laboratory Science Theory, Application and Correlation Curriculum Committee, Division of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to present.

Clinical Laboratory Management Curriculum Committee, Division of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002 to 2014.

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, Coagulation and 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:
Coag Refresher for the Core Lab MLS/MLT, ASCLS-Nebraska/CLMA Spring Meeting, April 2018

Non-Malignant and Congenital WBC Disorders, inhouse presentation to University of Nebraska Medical Center pathology residents, April 2018

Hemostasis Review for the Core Lab MLS/MLT, Nebraska Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Spring Meeting, April 2014

Non-Malignant and Congenital WBC Disorders, inhouse presentation to University of Nebraska Medical Center pathology residents, May 2010  

Beyond Heparin and Coumadin, Nebraska/Iowa Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Spring Meeting, April 2005

Beyond Heparin and Coumadin, Nebraska Society for Clinical Laboratory Science/ASCP/CLMA Spring Meeting, April 2004

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