Director of Clinical Chemistry, Houston Methodist Hospital, Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical CollegeBiography
Dr. Ping Wang is currently the Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry at Houston Methodist Hospital and Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also Director of the ComACC-accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Wang was trained at Tsinghua University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and UCSF. She is board certified in Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics and Toxicological Chemistry by American Board of Clinical Chemistry, for which she currently serves as Vice President and Chair of Examination Committee. She is a fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. She currently serves or had served on the boards of NACCCA, AACC LVDD division and TDM and Toxicology division. Dr. Wang has received many honors and awards including the Career Cornerstone Award, NACB Distinguished Abstract Award and AACC Outstanding Research Award. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers, abstracts and book chapters. Dr. Wang has over 10 years of experience directing and managing high complexity CLIA clinical laboratories, and is an expert in CLIA regulations, laboratory management to drive clinical efficiency, quality and outcome, clinical assay development, optimization and execution in a highly regulated environment. Besides clinical service and teaching, Dr. Wang's current research interests focus on translating novel research and start-up findings into clinical diagnostic tools. She is Principle Investigator of two NIH grants, and actively collaborates with major diagnostic companies as well as start-up ventures to develop next-generation diagnostic tools.