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Global Preanalytical Scientific Committee


EMA (Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa):

Mission: To advance the quality of healthcare services across a very diverse region by providing education and scientific support, in order that the preanalytical and analytical phases are well understood and the quality of laboratory results is improved.

Dr. Ghassan Shannan, B.SC, Ph.D. 

Prof. P. J. D. Bouic, Ph.D.

Dr. Alexander Gilmanov, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Ana Stavljenic-Rukavina, M.D., Ph.D.



Mission: To develop educational support to improve preanalytical phase into clinical lab and to conduct clinical studies and literature review on preanalytical variables and their impact.

Prof. Henry Portugal

Dr. Christiane Oddoze

JM Gianolli

Thierry Avellan



Mission: To identify, evaluate and promote the application of better practices in all aspects of the preanalytical phase.

Dr. Fernando Rodríguez Cantalejo

Ana García Raja, M.D.

Dra. Ma Carmen Mugueta Uriaque, Ph.D.

Rubén Gómez Rioja, M.D.

Joao Toago Guimaraes, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Santiago Valor



Mission: Improve laboratory practice in the Latin American region through the broad educational activities of health professionals and the generation and dissemination of relevant clinical and technical information to promote quality and safety in the preanalytical phase of laboratory testing.

Dr. Nairo Massakazu Sumita, M.D. 

Dr. Ludwig Albornoz, M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Claudia Cardozo, M.D.

Dr. Alejandro Ruiz-Argüelles, M.D.

Dr. Amilcar Tanuri, M.D., Ph.D.



Dr. Sol Green, Ph.D., FACB

Aparna Ahuja, M.D.

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