Ms Burns holds certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Registry in the following categories: medical laboratory technician (MLT), medical technologist (MT), and specialist in hematology (SH). She has 30 years of combined hospital, outpatient clinic, and reference laboratory experience as a generalist in all disciplines of the clinical laboratory, with specialty expertise in hematology and routine coagulation/hemostatis-thrombosis.
Ms Burns’ current responsibilities include managing the regional hematology, urinalysis, and immunohematology departments for LabCorp’s Atlantic division. In addition, as the national discipline director for hematology, urinalysis, and semen analysis, Ms Burns oversees new testing platform evaluations, implementations, procedures, policies, and standardization. She also serves as a technical consultant for LabCorp regarding hematology testing and practices.
Ms Burns has participated as an inspector for numerous College of American Pathologists (CAP) inspections and internal laboratory audits in LabCorp facilities for corporate quality assurance and regulatory compliance.