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Conemaugh School of Medical Laboratory Science - Faculty and Staff


Program Director/Faculty

Melissa Shaffer, MBA, MT (ASCP)

Guest Speakers and Clinical Educators

Several didactic lectures are given by guest speakers from Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center's Clinical laboratory. Clinical education is completed in Conemaugh Laboratory by the employees of the Clinical Laboratory. 

Staff for the program

Bonnie Mazurak-Riga, DNP-MBA, RN,  Director, Conemaugh School of Nursing & Allied Health Programs 
Laura Roberts, Financial Aid
Sarah Moore, Financial Aid
Marlene Henry, Support Staff
Patricia Huber-Smith, Student Health Nurse
Leah Patton, BS, CST, Academic Admissions Coordinator/Recruiter, School of Nursing and Allied Health


All students admitted to the program will receive copies of the program’s policies. They are available to applicants upon request.


The following colleges and universities are affiliated with the School of Medical Laboratory Science at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Contact the Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology program at each campus for prerequisite requirements.

Clarion University, Clarion Pa

East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg Pa

Edinboro University, Edinboro Pa

Gannon University, Erie Pa

Geneva College, Beaver Falls Pa

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana Pa

Seton Hill University, Greensburg Pa

Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock Pa

Shippensburg University, Shippensburg Pa

St. Fransis University, Loretto Pa

SUNY, Plattsburg, Plattsburgh NY

Theil College, Greenville Pa

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown Pa