IFCC: THE PEOPLE - Welcome and thanks to Chairs

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12 IFCC: THE PEOPLE Welcome and thanks to the Chairs FAREWELL KHOSROW ADELI Khosrow Adeli second term as Chair of the IFCC Communications and Publications Division finished at the end of 2018. He has served two terms as Chair of the Public Relations Committee. During the past ten years his teams have developed IFCC educational materials, career brochures and slides about lab professions in over twelve languages, developed partnerships with many sister organizations to promote Lab Medicine. Under his CPD leadership, the eJournal of the IFCC has gained greater visibility and utility and the e-Academy was developed on the IFCC website to promote worldwide access to IFCC educational material. Dr. Adeli has an accomplished career as an educator and researcher which is another component of his international contributions. He served (2006-2010) as the first Canadian Chair of COMACC, (Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry, a North American organization responsible for accreditation of clinical chemistry training programs in the USA and Canada) and has personally provided lectures and workshops across North America, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East and in Asia. Dr. Adeli served as the Chair of the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemistry for two terms and continues to serve as the post-doctoral training program director at the University of Toronto. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Biochemistry. Dr. Adeli’s career attests to his international contributions to research. His role as Editor in Chief for the international journal Clinical Biochemistry, in addition to his other roles with other journals as editor or on editorial boards is outstanding. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences and an editorial board member of the Clinical Biochemist Reviews. Khosrow’s lasting international impact occurs as his students and post-doctoral fellows continues in their careers around the globe. Dr. Adeli is the head and full professor of Clinical Biochemistry at the Hospital for Sick Children and the Departments of Biochemistry, and Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. He is the Director of Point of Care Testing program at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Article continued on next page Khosrow Adeli


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