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Medical Laboratory Sciences professor honored, elected

April 23, 2015
Masih Shokrani

Masih Shokrani

Masih Shokrani, associate professor in the NIU Medical Laboratory Sciences program, has been named Educator of the Year for 2014-2015 by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences-Illinois (ASCLS-IL).

The honor came during the organization’s annual meeting and awards ceremony, held from April 14 to 16 in Peoria.

This award serves to recognize an ASCLS-IL member/educator for outstanding achievements, contributions and service to the professional and celebrates the value of professional ability and commitment.

Shokrani also was elected to be the next president of ASCLS-IL. The election is a three-year term: 2015 to 2016 as president-elect; 2016 to 2017 as president and 2017 to 2018 as past-president.

ASCLS is preeminent voice of all clinical laboratory professionals, creating a vision for the advancement of the clinical laboratory practice field and advocating the value and the role of the profession in ensuring sage, effective, efficient, equitable and patient-centered health care.