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Fay Shadley-Mullin

Fay Shadley-Mullin

  • ABBOTT Architect
  • BD Max
  • Bio-Rad PhD
  • BioMerieux BacT/Alert
  • BioMerieux Vitek 2
  • BioMerieux Vitek MS
  • Bruker MALDI Biotyper CA
  • Cepheid GeneXpert
  • Cepheid Infinity
  • DiaSorin LIAISON XL
  • Hologic Panther
  • Hologic Panther Fusion
  • Hologic Panther Link
  • Hologic Panther Plus
  • Hologic Panther TRAX
  • Hologic Tomcat
  • QIAGEN QiaCube
  • QIAGEN QiaStat
  • Roche Accu-Chek® Inform II
  • Roche COBAS Ampliprep/Cobas Taqman
  • Roche COBAS 4800
  • Roche COBAS 6800/8800
  • Roche Cobas Liat
  • Roche MagNa Pure 96
  • Roche Urisys 1100
  • Siemens ADVIA
  • Siemens ADVIA Centaur
  • Siemens CA-620
  • Siemens DCA Vantage
  • Siemens Dimension
  • Siemens IRIS
  • Siemens Immulite
  • Siemens RAPIDPoint
  • Sysmex CA
  • Sysmex CS
  • Sysmex XN
  • Tecan Freedom

Scientific Specialty:
Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Point of Care, Urinalysis, Infectious Disease, Epidemiology

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

Technical Expertise:
Capillary Electrophoresis, Electrophoresis, ELISA, Immunohistochemistry, Mass Spectrometry, Microarray, NGS, PCR/qPCR, Western Blot, Digital droplet PCR, Southern Blot, Lateral Flow Assay, MALDI-TOF MS, Chemiluminescence, Immunofluorescence Assay, Multiplex Immunoassay, Bacterial ID, Viral culture, Anaerobic Identification, Cloud-Based NGS Reporting Software, Westgard Rules, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Procedure development, Immunoassay, Processing

Platform Expertise:
Qiagen, Roche, Hologic, Tecan, Cepheid, Abbott, Sysmex, Siemens, Bio-Rad, DiaSorin

United States of America


Fay Shadley-Mullin is a laboratory director and technical consultant with more than 7 years of experience in the healthcare sector. Fay is a senior healthcare manager who focuses on improving clinical processes through valuable employee engagement. Her health career kicked off after she graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from the Shenandoah University (Winchester). She also earned certifications in molecular laboratory & diagnostics and biomedical laboratory operations from the Michigan State University, before returning to Shenandoah University to bag a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare.

Currently the laboratory director and technical consultant at Valley Health, Fay exhibits a great understanding of the management process in healthcare institutions. Her unique management skills have earned her laboratory supervisor and manager roles in reputable medical centers such as Sonic Healthcare and Quest Diagnostic. Fay’s area of expertise runs wide. She has a wealthy experience in hospital acute care, strategic planning, supply chain management, infection control, budget & financial planning, productivity & patient safety, and other similar processes.

Fay is a licensed medical laboratory scientist (CLS/MLS). Her achievements has earned her multiple awards which include: Facilitator UCA inspection and reaccreditation (2018/2019); COLA Outstanding Laboratory Award (2019); Recipient, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (2011); and First US Clinical Laboratory to Receive ISO 15189 Certification (2011). She is also a member of the Toastmasters International Organization. Fay frequently contributes to community service and is a regular donator to the American Red Cross.



Program Manager Laboratory- CLIA Laboratory Director; Valley Health Urgent Care Centers


Microbiology Supervisor; Quest Diagnostics, Nichols Institute Chantilly


Laboratory Manager; Sunrise Medical Labs Clinical Pathology Labs, Mid Atlantic Division


Microbiology Section Supervisor, Clinical Pathology Labs, Mid Atlantic Division


Microbiology and Molecular Section Supervisor; Piedmont Medical Lab


Business Essentials Graduate Certificate

Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA

Certification in Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations

Michigan State, East Lansing, MI

Certification Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics

Michigan State, East Lansing, MI  

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA