Janet M. Brown

Janet M. Brown


Assistant Professor


Clinical Laboratory Science

Office Location

Mortuary Science Building, 5439 Woodward





Janet M. Brown

Degrees and Certifications


  • Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, B.S. Medical Technology (1971-75)
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, M.S. Allied Health Education (1978-80)
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Ph.D. candidate Health Services Research (1991 - )


  • American Society for Clinical Pathology: Medical Technologist
  • National Certification Agency for Clinical Laboratory Professionals: Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Awards and Honors

  • Omicron Sigma Award for Service to the Michigan Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, 2004
  • College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions Teaching Excellence Award, 1999
  • WSU's President's Exceptional Service Award for 1999 (Team Award)
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Primary Research Interest

  • Research Internship at CDC involving analysis of the NICLTs database (National Inventory of Clinical Laboratory Testing)
  • Healthcare Organization and Policy
  • Coagulation Research
    • Immunohematology
    • Hemostasis
    • Urinalysis

Recent Publications

  • Alfa, M., Castillo, J.,: Effect of FDA Policy Change on the Reuse of Single-Use Devices in Michigan Hospitals, Am. J. Infect. Control, pending.
  • Castillo, J.B. (2000): The Decline of Clinical Laboratory Science Programs in Co9lleges and Universities; J. Allied Health, 29(1): 30-35.