Dolsen on medical lab board

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Stephanie Dolsen, laboratory manager of Knoxville’s American Esoteric Laboratories, has been appointed to the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board.

In her board position as a laboratory supervisor representative, Dolsen will be responsible for protecting the health of Tennessee residents through regulation of the health-care workforce, enforcement of practice laws and ensuring adequate levels of professional competence and standards of practice.

Her board term is effective immediately and runs through Dec. 31, 2015.

“Stephanie's extensive experience and strong work ethic will make her an invaluable asset to the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board,” said Rosanne P. Russell, AEL president.

“We commend her dedication to ensuring the safety and quality of clinical laboratory practices statewide and her commitment to advancing the industry as a whole.”

Dolsen was recently named lab manager for AEL's clinical laboratory in Knoxville, where she oversees daily testing and procedures, including technical and specimen processing.

In addition to her recent board appointment, Dolsen is president-elect of the Clinical Laboratory Managers Association Tennessee Volunteer Chapter and a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathology.

She is also involved with the American Cancer Society and supports several East Tennessee charities, including Knox Area Rescue Ministries, Second Harvest Food Bank, American Red Cross and the Cokesbury United Methodist Church Celebrate Recovery program.

Dolsen is the daughter of Bill Gibson of Rockwood and Peggy Truxell of Kingston.

She has a daughter, Kristy, and a son, Bret.

American Esoteric Laboratories has served the Mid-South region for more than 50 years.

It is a full-service, community-based medical laboratory serving physician offices, hospitals and industry throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and Alabama.