Principal Officer, Healthcare Management and Education Services (HMES), Education Editor for Clinical Laboratory Science and Expert Consultant for the US Centers for Disease Control and PreveBiography
Dr. Elizabeth Kenimer Leibach is Principal Officer for Healthcare Management and Education Services (HMES), an interventional healthcare enterprise offering consultation in areas related to clinical laboratory services delivery, clinical and translational research, quality assessment, and education. Activities include rural health clinic establishment, quality monitoring/evaluation, management of labs and lab networks, and application for grant monies to support the establishment of medical information system networks of health care organizations and providers. Dr. Kenimer Leibach is actively involved in clinical research and publication in evidence-based laboratory medicine related to informatics and clinical decision support, individual and population-level health record data analysis, and quality metrics for evaluation of medical effectiveness and cost efficiency of laboratory services. Other healthcare initiatives include development of evidence-based educational materials for consumers, healthcare providers, and health educators concerning major chronic diseases of the US population. Applied quality theory integrates these efforts in the assessment of clinical laboratory performance measures and determination of the medical effectiveness of clinical laboratory information. Dr. Kenimer Leibach has a baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology (MLSCM), and a Master of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from Georgia Regents University (formerly Medical College of Georgia), a Specialist in Blood Banking (SBBCM), certification through the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Dallas (Parkland Memorial Hospital) School of Blood Banking Technology, and a Doctor of Education in Adult Education from The University of Georgia. Dr. Kenimer Leibach also serves as Education Editor for Clinical Laboratory Science and Expert Consultant for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.