Student Association for Medical Laboratory Science

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Founded in the mid 1960s, this organization has been continuously active on the campus with meetings and social events, in the local constituent chapter of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS:Central New England), the Regional chapter of ASCLS (ASCLS: Region I which is New York and New England) and the national organization itself.

UMass Dartmouth students account for more than half of all Student Presidents of ASCLS:CNE, which is approximately one third of all Student Representatives for Region I, and is proud to have seven ASCLS National Student Forum Chairs. No other program in the country comes close to this level of leadership activities. Student attend state and local scientific meetings, compete in poster session contests, and lobby state and federal legislators on behalf of patient care and quality clinical laboratory science.