Professional Relations Committee


Jordan Laser Jordan Laser, MD (Chair) North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System

The AMP Professional Relations Committee is the primary liaison between AMP and other organizations. Major responsibilities of the Committee include:

  • Communicating and coordinating activities with the appropriate government, patient, and professional organizations to inform policy and reimbursement discussions that influence the practice of molecular pathology
  • Developing AMP positions on emerging issues affecting molecular pathology.

The Professional Relations Committee interacts with a wide variety of entities, including other professional associations, Congress and U.S. Federal Agencies such as FDA, CDC, DHHS.

More information about the activities of the Professional Relations Committee can be found in the Committee Report section of the AMP Newsletter.


Committee Members - 2018-2019

If you are interested in serving on the Professional Relations Committee, please see the various roles available and the responsibilities of each role by clicking here.

Jordan Laser, MD
Northshore - Long Island Jewish Health System


Linnea Baudhuin, PhD
Mayo Clinic and Foundation

Rajyasree Emmadi, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago

Jill Hagenkord, MD

Robert Klees, PhD
Wadsworth Center

Roger D. Klein, MD, JD
Roger D. Klein, MD JD

Eric Konnick, MD, MS
University of Washington Medical Center

Elaine Lyon, PhD
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Eric Q. Konnick, MD, MS
University of Washington Medical Center

Shelby Melton, MD
VA North Texas Health Care System

Jill Murrell, PhD
Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania

George Netto, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Nirali M. Patel, MD
Q Squared Solutions

David Viswanatha, MD
Mayo Clinic and Foundation

Barbara Zehnbauer, PhD
Emory School of Medicine

Karen Weck, MD
University of North Carolina

International Affairs Committee Liaison:

David E. Barton, PhD
National Centre for Medical Genetics


Junior Members:

Amy Lo, MD

Jason N. Rosenbaum, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine


Ex Officio Committee Members

Betsy Bove, PhD
Genomind, Inc.

Samuel K. Caughron, MD
MAWD Pathology Group, P.A.

Victoria M. Pratt, PhD
Indiana University Medical Center

Executive Director
Mary Steele Williams, MNA, MT(ASCP)SM

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