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Episode 21: Social Media Rx: Empowering Laboratory Professionals through Digital Advocacy (Featuring, Dr. Kathryn Golab, DCLS, MLS(ASCP)^CM, SH^CM))
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In this episode, co-host Stephanie Whitehead interviews Dr. Kathryn Golab, DCLS, MLS(ASCP)^CM, SH^CM, a trailblazer in laboratory medicine and a strong advocate for laboratory professionals. Dr. Golab shares her unique career journey, starting from her high school days through obtaining her doctorate.

She explains the importance of laboratory advocacy, and how she uses social media platforms like X (Twitter) and LinkedIn to enhance visibility and awareness for the laboratory profession. Dr. Golab offers valuable tips for leveraging social media for professional growth, inspiring listeners to be active advocates for their field.

This episode provides insightful strategies for navigating social media authentically and effectively for advocacy and professional development.

Special Guest Bio:

Dr. Kathryn Golab, DCLS, MLS(ASCP)^CM, SH^CM, is the Clinical Laboratory Utilization Specialist at Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories (WDL) in Milwaukee, WI. Kathryn is an active member of ASCP, where she is currently the chair of the National Social Media Committee and a career ambassador. She also is a member of ASCLS and is active at the Wisconsin State level as the current secretary for the Board of Directors, and on the national level as a member of the Consumer Response Team. She also is on the Menomonee Falls High School Healthcare Career Academy Board of Directors as a member at large. In 2022, she was awarded the ASCP Board of Certification Lab Superstar Award Runner-up, is a 2021 ASCLS Voices under 40 awardee, and has multiple publications related to social media and laboratory administration. When not promoting the laboratory profession, she enjoys hiking and reading books in her free time.

Connect with Dr. Kathryn Golab:

X (Twitter): @kgolabmls

LinkedIn: Dr. Kathryn Golab

Connect with Stephanie Whitehead Click on the link to connect with Stephanie for more on this and other leadership and personal development topics.

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