ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACM Global Central Laboratory, a diagnostic central laboratory delivering high-quality testing services that optimize clinical trial outcomes, is proud to announce that Dr. Mary Williamson, Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Laboratory Operations, has led the effort to publish a revised and updated version of the well-known Wallach’s Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests textbook. In this tenth edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Dr. Williamson worked with Dr. L. Michael Snyder as Senior Editors to release the latest in testing guidance to give healthcare providers continued confidence in ordering the right test at the right time.
This textbook is considered a leading resource for clinical laboratory medicine and is geared for primary care physicians, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners, and medical and nursing students as a guide to improve laboratory utilization by making it simpler to select and interpret the most useful laboratory tests for specific disease states. The book will be published in 2014 in several languages with more than 30,000 copies distributed worldwide.
Dr. Williamson serves as the primary scientific intermediary for ACM’s Clinical Trials and Medical Diagnostic businesses, responsible for defining client testing requirements, aligning technical capabilities and resources globally to meet our clients’ needs, and ongoing development of ACM’s diagnostic test offerings. Dr. Williamson acts as the scientific liaison with our partner and reference laboratories, and leads the effort to harmonize and standardize processes and key metrics across all global ACM laboratory operations.
“We are very proud of the work Dr. Williamson has done as this publication truly serves as the ‘bible’ of lab testing for our industry. It is an invaluable resource for the provider community to keep abreast of the latest advancements in lab testing. All of our laboratory professionals have it on their shelves!” said Angela Panzarella, President of ACM Medical Laboratory, parent company of ACM Global Central Lab. “Mary’s work with ACM has truly harmonized our processes and platforms, while setting the strategic direction for our labs worldwide.”
Attendees of Outsourcing in Clinical Trials New England 2014, Oct. 7-8 in Boston (booth #59) and 13th Annual Partnerships in Clinical Trials 2014, Nov. 5-6 in Barcelona (booth #607) will have a chance to receive a complimentary copy of the textbook signed by Dr. Williamson. The tenth edition of Wallach’s Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests is available for purchase at www.lww.com/Product/9781451191769.
About ACM Global Central Laboratory
ACM Global Central Laboratory specializes in delivering high quality central laboratory testing services designed to optimize clinical trial outcomes. Through a powerful combination of robust global capabilities, operational and scientific expertise and unsurpassed service, ACM Global acts as an extension of our clients’ clinical teams to develop and execute Smarter Testing strategies that deliver reliable outcomes for their clinical development programs. Operating in more than 60 countries, ACM Global’s analytical team performs more than 15 million diagnostic tests each year from a test menu with more than 1,500 tests spanning all medical disciplines, including pathology, microbiology and molecular diagnostics, flow cytometry, specialized biomarkers, and pharmacogenomics.