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Chesie Voma PhD, NRCC, MT(ASCP)

Chesie Voma PhD, NRCC, MT(ASCP)


  • Thermo Scientific Nanodrop
  • Hologic Panther
  • Hologic Panther Link
  • Tecan Freedom
  • Roche COBAS Ampliprep/Cobas Taqman
  • Roche Cobas Liat
  • Roche Accu-Chek® Inform II
  • Roche cobas b 221 blood gas
  • Roche COBAS 6800/8800
  • Roche Cobas c 501
  • Roche Cobas c 502
  • Roche Cobas c 303
  • Roche Cobas c 311
  • Roche Cobas c 513
  • Roche Cobas c 702
  • Roche Cobas e 402
  • Roche Cobas e 411
  • Roche Cobas e 601
  • Roche Cobas e 602
  • Roche Cobas e 801
  • ABBOTT Alinity
  • ABBOTT Architect
  • ABBOTT iSTAT
  • ABBOTT PRISM nEXT
  • ABBOTT ARCHITECT
  • Immucor NEO IRIS
  • Immucor Capture
  • Sysmex CS
  • Siemens Viva-ProE
  • Siemens RAPIDPoint
  • Siemens Stratus CS
  • Siemens DCA Vantage
  • Siemens CLINITEK
  • Siemens IRIS
  • Siemens Osmo1
  • Siemens ADVIA Centaur
  • Siemens Immulite
  • Siemens Dimension
  • Bio-Rad VARIANT II
  • DiaSorin LIAISON XL

Scientific Specialty:
Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Molecular Pathology, Pharmacogenetics, Point of Care, Toxicology, Urinalysis, Infectious Disease, Blood Bank

Domain Specialty:
Career Advice, Healthcare Management, Clinical Research, LIS integration, Process Improvement, HIPPA, Teaching, Training, Networking, Recruitment, Quality, Regulatory, Laboratory Automation, Smart Lab, Multidisciplinary Collaboration, LEAN Six Sigma, Validation, Calibration, Compliance, CAP, CLIA

Technical Expertise:
Capillary Electrophoresis, Electrophoresis, ELISA, Mass Spectrometry, PCR/qPCR, Western Blot, Lateral Flow Assay, Transcription Mediated Amplification (TMA), MALDI-TOF MS, Kinetic Spectrophotometry, Ion-Selective electrodes, Osmometry, Chemiluminescence, Immunofluorescence Assay, Multiplex Immunoassay, Melt curve analysis, Bacterial ID, Viral culture, Anaerobic Identification, Westgard Rules, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Procedure development, Immunoassay

Platform Expertise:
Qiagen, Roche, Thermo, Hologic, Hamilton, Beckman Coulter, Tecan, Abbott, Immucor, Sysmex, Siemens, Bio-Rad, DiaSorin, Sciex, Waters, Agilent

Location:
United States of America

Qualification:
Fellowship in Clinical Pathology
MT(ASCP)
New York CQ certified
NRCC
PhD in Bioanalytical and Clinical Chemistry

Description:

Chesie Voma is a certified laboratory director accumulating over 9 years of experience in the hospital and healthcare industry. Her unique skillset as a technical lab director has seen her work in some reputable health institutions in the country; most recently, QualTex Laboratories. Chesie has always been vested in the study of Clinical Chemistry. In 2009, she graduated the University of Texas (Medical Branch) with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Clinical Laboratory Science, also known as medical technology. She advanced her technologist career by bagging a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Bio-analytical and Clinical Chemistry from Cleveland State University with doctoral research completed at Case Western Reserve University. In 2014, she specialised in lab medicine at the University of Louisville Hospital, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine.


Chesie’s educational diversity and medical technology skills has earned her director roles at renowned healthcare facilities (both private and state owned labs) across the country. In 2016, she was appointed technical laboratory director at the Cleveland Heartlab INC (now owned by Quest Diagnostics lab - since 2017). Upon relocating to Houston she took up the job of a Toxicology CLIA Lab Director at APC Health LLC in Houston, Texas. In search of more challenges and variety to fuel her passion in lab Medicine Chesie relocated to Georgia where she currently works at QualTex Laboratories, serving as the CLIA Lab Director and Medical Director for almost 2 years.


Chesie has numerous abstracts and manuscripts to her name, all of which have garnered significant attention globally. Because of her hard work and research, she enjoys professional affiliations with renowned associations such as the American Association of Clinical Chemist's (AACC), American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Her reputation as a medical technologist has seen her make oral presentations at AACC's 2013 annual conference in the U.S, 2017’s AACC Middle East Annual meeting and 2016’s ACS (American Chemical Society)—to mention a few.


CHALLENGES I CAN HELP YOU WITH

  • Troubleshooting Discrepant lab results not reflective of the clinical impression. 
  • Pharmacodynamics lab consults and testing
  • Pharmacokinetics lab consults and testing
  • Pharmacogenomics lab consults and testing
  • Toxicology and drug metabolism consults 
  • Endocrinology lab test-related consults 
  • Infectious disease lab result-related consults
  • Interpreting lab results 
  • Recommending lab test
  • Validating new Assays on existing platform
  • Validating new instruments 
  • Method development 
  • Recommend new instruments
  • Recommend new Assays to suit your specific populations needs
  • Streamline workflow to ensure quick TAT while ensuring accurate results 
  • Consults in labs associated with :coagulation, hematology, serology / immunology, transfusion, clinical chemistry


WORK EXPERIENCE

Aug 2018 – Present

CLIA Lab and Medical Director, QualTex Laboratories (A subsidiary of Biobrigde) 

Feb 2017 – Jan 2018

CLIA Lab Director, APC Health LLC

 Jun 2016 – Jan 2017

Technical Laboratory Director, Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. (now owned by Quest Diagnostics) 


CERTIFICATIONS

2015

NRCC-CC (National Registry of Certified Chemists-Clinical Chemistry)

MT (ASCP) / MLS (ASCP) SCCM (Specialist in Chemistry)

2009

MT (ASCP) / MLS (ASCP) CM (Generalist)

2005

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (CPhT)

Texas State Board of Pharmacy Technicians