Dr. Baumann is Co-Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory and Director of Central Processing at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Baumann received her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She then completed a Clinical Chemistry Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and obtained board certification in clinical chemistry (ABCC). Her specific area of interest includes improving quality in the automated clinical laboratory. Dr. Baumann was the faculty chair for the AACC Certificate Program on Patient Safety Essentials for Laboratory Professionals. She served on the CLSI Document Development Committee on Statistical Quality Control (C24) and was a faculty contributor to the AACC Certificate program on Quality Control in the Clinical Laboratory. Dr. Baumann is committed to education and teaching. She currently is the program director of the Mayo Clinic Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program.