Kristen Smith

Kristen Smith, PhD

Discipline Director of Esoteric Microbiology. Technical Director of Routine Microbiology and Esoteric Microbiology
Phone Number: 336-436-3341
Email: [email protected]

Dr Smith is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology. She earned a PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in medical and public health microbiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York.

Dr Smith serves as technical director for Routine and Esoteric Microbiology in the Atlantic Division and the Center for Esoteric Testing in Burlington, North Carolina. Additionally, she is a co-discipline director for Esoteric Microbiology. Her areas of expertise include routine bacteriology, mycology, and mycobacteriology.

Dr Smith is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and the Southeastern Association for Clinical Microbiology.  She has authored peer-reviewed publications and abstracts as well as educational webinars.

Teams: Discipline Director
Specialties: Esoteric Microbiology