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Q&A with Debra Myers: A Chief Technologist at Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Q&A with Debra Myers: A Chief Technologist at Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Debra Myers is a Microbiology Chief Technologist at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She received her BS in Medical Technology from Temple University and MS in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s University. She then went on to get two certifications - a Medical Technologist (MT) and Specialist in Microbiology (SM) from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). She gave us information on what newly hired lab/bench technicians in clinical microbiology can do to navigate the beginning stages of their career.      ... Read more

The Art of Acing the Qualifying Exam

The Art of Acing the Qualifying Exam

Most graduate programs have some form of a qualifying exam (QE) or preliminary exam. Generally it consists of writing a proposal and defending it in front of a committee of faculty members. Many students dread it for months, but it’s an opportunity to learn through reading literature and asking for feedback from your peers. Learn how to pass the exam and fully enjoy the experience... Read more

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