Tom Alexander
CLIA Lab Director

Tom Alexander has over 45 years of experience in Immunology, with 40 years of that devoted to directing clinical immunology and molecular laboratories. His major focus areas have been infectious disease serology and molecular testing, autoimmune diagnostics and flow cytometry. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI) and is a Professor of Pathology at Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Tom has served as President of the Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists (AMLI), Chair of the ABMLI, Chair of the Diagnostic Immunology Division of the American Society for Microbiology and is currently on the Board of Governors for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification.

Tom has over 75 publications and national/international meeting presentations. He has spoken worldwide on autoimmunity and HIV testing, including conducting flow cytometry training in Lesotho as part of the federal PEPFAR program. Tom presented the prestigious Neter Award Lecture at the 2020 annual AMLI meeting. He is the Editor in Chief of the ASCP publication LabQ, was an editor of Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, and is currently on the editorial board of Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice.