New Chair of the JCTLM
Dr Greg Miller has been appointed Chair of the Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (JCTLM), taking over from Prof. Ian Young who recently completed his two-year term as Chair.
Dr Miller is a Professor in the Pathology Department at Virginia Commonwealth University where he serves as Co-director of Clinical Chemistry and Director of Pathology Information Systems. His professional interests and research have focused on standardization and harmonization of laboratory results, quality control and external quality assessment/ proficiency testing. His current professional activities include: Associate Editor of the journal Clinical Chemistry, Chair of the Working Group for Commutability in Metrological Traceability of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Chair of the Laboratory Working Group of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health (US), a member of the Harmonization Oversight Group of the International Consortium for Harmonization of Clinical Laboratory Tests, a member of the US delegation to ISO Technical Committee 212 for Clinical Laboratory Testing and In Vitro Diagnostic Test Systems, and other work groups for clinical laboratory standards.
Dr Miller is a past-president of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry and of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute. He received the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, the Robert Schaffer Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Development of Standards for Use in Laboratory Medicine from the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC), and the Russell J. Eilers Memorial Award from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.
Most recently Dr Miller has been working with the JCTLM, IFCC, BIPM and International Consortium for Harmonization of Clinical Laboratory Results (ICHCLR) to organize a joint workshop on ‘Overcoming challenges to global standardization of clinical laboratory testing: reference materials and regulations’, which will be held as a virtual meeting hosted by the BIPM in December 2021.