Dr. Bachmann is Associate Professor of Pathology and Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. She is currently serving on numerous committees including the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Finance and Nominating Committees and the College of American Pathology (CAP) Accuracy Based Programs Committee. Dr. Bachmann also serves as a member of the NIDDK/IFCC Laboratory Working Group for Standardization of Albumin in Urine, and is Chair of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Expert Panel on Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology. Dr. Bachmann's research and clinical interests include development of laboratory practice guidelines, standardization of clinical laboratory assays and quality assurance. She has provided numerous workshops, continuing education sessions and seminars on quality assurance and other laboratory-related topics.