Rosanne Lipcius is a lecturer in the Department of Allied Health Sciences and Director of the Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program. She is a graduate of the UConn MLS (formerly Medical Technology) Program and is an American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)-certified technologist. After graduating from the UConn program, Rosanne completed graduate studies in Clinical Microbiology at Thomas Jefferson University. Prior to her career in academia, she spent many years practicing laboratory medicine in several clinical laboratories throughout Connecticut, as both a technologist and supervisor. Her areas of expertise include bacteriology, parasitology, mycology, virology, and immunology.
As director of the MLS Program, she oversees the program’s accreditation process with NAACLS (the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences). Her teaching responsibilities include courses in microbiology, infectious diseases, phlebotomy and laboratory operations, and professional practice. Among other duties, she oversees curriculum development and student placement for clinical rotations and serves as a resource for to students, faculty and staff in their pursuit of careers in laboratory medicine.