Director of Infectious Disease Testing and Immunology, CompuNet Dayton OHBiography
Ike Northern has been employed at Compunet Clinical Lab in Dayton, Ohio since 1989 and serves as the Director of Infectious Disease Testing. He has also held the position of Microbiology System Specialist for Premier Health System for the past 4 years. He has a BS in Medical Technology from University of Cincinnati and a MS in Microbiology & Immunology from Wright State University. Ike has been active in training Clinical Lab Science students both in the classroom and the lab environment. He has also been a member of the American Society for Microbiology and the South Central Association for Clinical Microbiology, where he has held several board positions. His duties include oversite of the Microbiology, Serology, and Molecular departments at CompuNet. In addition, he is charged with standardization of microbiology testing across the Premier Health System in Dayton, Ohio and serving on the Antibiotic Stewardship and Infection Control Committees.