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Lori Rice-Spearman MT(ASCP) M.S.

Associate Professor, Program Director

EDUCATION

  • 1986 Bachelor of Science (Clinical Laboratory Science) – TTUHSC - Lubbock, TX
  • 1991 Masters of Interdisciplinary Science - TTU – Lubbock, TX
  • Ph.D. College of Human Sciences, Applied & Professional Studies – TTU – Lubbock, TX

RESEARCH

  • Curriculum development in Clinical Laboratory Science and Diagnostic Molecular Science that maximizes outcomes for the learner
  • Strategic recruitment strategies that maximize enrollment potential in the laboratory sciences
  • Analysis and development of self-directed learning readiness in professional health education programs
  • Professional Development through service learning initiatives that prepare professional students for practice.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Rice-Spearman, L. & Ericka Hendrix. Clinical Laboratory Science and Diagnostic Molecular Science Learning Experiences to Maximize Outcomes. Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference February, 2009.

Rice-Spearman, L. & Redman, W. Laboratory Payment Policy: Past, Current, and Future Implications in a Price Competitive Market. Texas Association for Clinical Laboratory Science Annual Meeting April, 2008.

Rice-Spearman, L. & Lee, E. The Effects of Peer Tutoring on Outcomes Measures. Clinical Laboratory Educator’s Conference February, 2008.

Rice-Spearman, L., Hendrix, H., & Tatum, T. Designing a 21st Century Molecular Diagnostic Program. Clinical Laboratory Educator’s Conference February, 2008.

Rice-Spearman, L. 2007 Parasitology, Mycology, & Virology and Laboratory Operations.  In J.D. Hubbard (ed.), A Concise Review of Clinical Laboratory Science 2nd ed, Williams & Wilkins, Malvern PA. in progress

Hubbard, J., Sawyer, B., & Rice-Spearman, L. A Profession with Honor. Clin. Lab. Sci. summer, 2006.

Sawyer, B., Hubbard, J., & Rice-Spearman, L. Introducing Clinical Laboratory Science: CLS students help shape the future. Clin. Lab. Sci. fall, 2006.

Rice-Spearman, L. 1996 Parasitology, Mycology, & Virology. In J.D. Hubbard (ed.), A Concise Review of Clinical Laboratory Science, Williams & Wilkins, Malvern PA.

Rice-Spearman, L. & H.S. Larsen (eds.) 1994, The Rotation Manual for Clinical Laboratory Science,  Williams & Wilkins, Malvern PA.

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