Janet M. Brown

Janet M. Brown

Assistant Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science



Office location

Mortuary Science Building, 5439 Woodward


Assistant Professor
Clinical Laboratory Science
Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

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.

Research website


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