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Pathologists’ Assistant at Monmouth Medical Center Appointed to National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences Board of Directors


Monmouth Medical Center Pathologists' Assistant, James Moore, MHS, PA (ASCP)CM, was recently elected to a four-year term as the American Association of Pathologists' Assistants (AAPA) Representative on the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) Board of Directors.

NAACLS is the premier international agency for both accreditation and approval for educational programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related health professions. The Board of Directors functions as the governing unit of NAACLS where it grants the final accreditation and approval of awards, and formulates policy.

In addition to his position at Monmouth Medical Center, Moore also serves as co-director of the Pathologists' Assistant program (PathA) at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in biology from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA. and his master of health science degree as a pathologists' assistant from Quinnipiac University in Haven, CT. He currently holds certifications as a pathologists' assistant from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification.

Moore resides in Sea Bright.

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a teaching affiliate of Philadelphia's Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation's largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Reporthas recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery.

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