Newton Medical Center (NMC) welcomes Stephanie Rogers, MEd, MLS (ASCP), as its new laboratory director. With laboratory services at NMC’s hospital and clinics, Rogers’ duties include managing NMC’s pathology and neurology laboratories, and administrative oversight of the respiratory care department.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Stephanie to NMC,” explains Heather Porter, NMC chief clinical officer. “With an extensive background in laboratory services and education, Stephanie will be a true asset to our hospital and patients.”
Rogers most recently served as the Laboratory Manager at Memorial Health Systems in Abilene, KS.
“NMC has an innovative lab with a great staff – I have always been impressed with the cutting edge technology as well as the staff’s commitment to serving the patients of our community,” says Rogers. “Newton Medical Center has something special and I wanted to be a part of that in my own community.”
A Newton native, Rogers previously served as the laboratory director at Hillsboro Community Hospital and spent eight years as the Clinical Coordinator and Educator in the Medical Laboratory Sciences program at Wichita State University (WSU). Rogers holds a Bachelor’s in Medical Laboratory Sciences and a Master’s in Educational Psychology from WSU.
“I look forward to doing all I can to help our patients, our community and my staff to continue making this lab and hospital the best it can be,” concludes Rogers.