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Harry F. Wandell, MS

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Medical and Research Technology

Additional Title:

Assistant Professor

Location:

AHB, 100 Penn Street, 435C

Phone (Primary):

410-706-7535

Education and Training

Education:  Binghamton University, Binghamton NY, 2007 to present. Currently a doctoral candidate (EdD).

                   Elmira College, Elmira NY, 1994-1997.  MS in Adult Education.

                   Mansfield University, Mansfield PA,  1972-1976.  BS in Education.

                   George Washington University, Washington DC, 1979-1980.  AS in Medical Laboratory Technology.

 

Training:   Associate Professor- Medical Laboratory Technology Department, Broome Community College, Binghamton NY,

                2007-1997.  Temporarily assumed chairmanship of department in 2008, submitted curriculum changes to SUNY to align

                program more closely with state licensure law.  Trained faculty in online instruction.  Received grant funding to purchase

                equipment for proposed histotechnology certificate program.  Wrote and devoped Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, and other 

               courses for program, for both on campus and online delivery.  Also maintained equipment in student labs.          

              

              Medical Technologist- Clinical Chemistry, Robert Packer Hospital/Githrie Clinic, Sayre, PA.  1985-1997.

              Medical Technologist-Special Chemsitry Department, SmithKline Beecham Clinical Labs, King of Prussia PA.  1984-1985.

 

Biosketch

During my career, I have been able to combine my interest in education with my passion for laboratory work.  I have moved from training at the bench level to teaching at the University.  I am interested in developing critical thinking skills in my students which are essential in today's high complexity laboratories.  I hope to continue developing those skills in my students here at UMB.

Highlighted Publications

Research article entitled “Using a Virtual Reality Simulator in Phlebotomy Training” published in Laboratory Medicine August 2010.

Article entitled “Five Challenges to Online Clinical Laboratory Programs” submitted to Advance for Medical Laboratory Professionals published online August 16, 2010.