Area of Expertise
Leadership, Teaching, Mentoring
Director, Medical & Scientific Affairs
After serving honorably as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the US Army, Dr. Michelle J. McNamara received her MD training at Meharry Medical College and completed residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Fellowship training in Hematopathology at the University of California – Davis.
She is an experienced, ASCP-certified Medical Technologist and has several years of experience in private clinical practice in both the reference laboratory and the hospital settings at NeoGenomics Laboratories, Quest Diagnostics, and AmeriPath sharpened her skills in Hematopathology with special emphasis in Flow Cytometry having served as the Director of the Flow Cytometry Laboratory for the Southeast region of Quest Diagnostics.
This knowledge and experience contributed to her success in translational medicine in Medical Affairs at Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. involving assay development, companion diagnostics, research and development, and medical innovation. She has progressed to a leadership role as the Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs at BD Biosciences.