Medical Director Core Laboratory & Laboratory Informatics, Laboratory MedicineBiography
Dr. Skelton is a Board Certified Clinical Pathologist who received a BS from MIT and MD PhD degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. Residency & Fellowship training were completed at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Skelton is a leader in the implementation of new approaches to the clinical practice of Laboratory Medicine that impact the economics and outcomes of patient care. He has combined his NIH-funded research, industry collaboration, and advanced information technology to develop lab-based algorithms that maximize an integrated healthcare system's ability to deliver high-quality low-cost patient care. Areas of expertise include Hematology, Coagulation, Cancer Biomarkers, Endocrinology, Critical Care, Urinalysis, and Chemistry. Dr. Skelton teaches a graduate course on Clinical Laboratory Quality in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department at University of Massachusetts Lowell.