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Janet Hindler

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Janet Hindler

Senior Clinical Lab Tech Specialist
UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Janet Fick Hindler, MCLS, MT(ASCP) has worked as a clinical microbiologist for more than 35 years, the last 30 at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. She has worked, written and taught extensively in the area of antimicrobial susceptibility testing and has presented hundreds of talks and workshops to clinical microbiologists and other healthcare practitioners in more than 15 nations. Ms. Hindler has worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, served as a consultant to the World Health Organization and is currently a consultant with the Association of Public Health Laboratories. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology (ASM) and active in the American Society for Microbiology at the national and local levels. Ms. Hindler has received numerous awards for her work in clinical microbiology, including the Sonnenwirth Award, the ASM's highest honor for service to clinical microbiology. She received her education at Albright College, Duke University, and University of California, San Francisco.
Box 951713
A-7-149 CHS
Los Angeles  California  90095
United States
Office Phone: 
(310) 794-2763


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