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Hennepin County Medical Center

Children's Hospital 


Director: Address:
Fred S Apple PhD, DABCC
Telephone: (612) 873-2990
Fax: (612) 904-4229

Hennepin County Medical Center
701 Park Ave
Clinical Laboratories P4
Minneapolis MN 55415


Hennepin County Medical Center

Fred Apple PhD

Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers;
Pharmacogenomics, Forensic Toxicology, Mass Spectrometry

Glen Hansen PhD

Molecular Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases

Brad Linzie MD

Serum Proteins Oncology, LIS Data Mining

David Stuart MD

Endocrinology, Thyroid

Jim Fink MD, PhD

Cytogenetics, Genotyping


Program Listing:

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1 available every 2 years
2 years
PGY-1 Resident Salary Stipend
Educational grants
4 (under previous program)


Application Procedures:


PhD or MD


Submit letter of interest, CV, and 3 letters of reference; interview required

Deadline: Applications accepted September through April of year preceding the July start date.

Program Description:

The fellowship program in clinical chemistry combines training in the analytical, clinical, regulatory and administrative aspects of clinical chemistry, toxicology and molecular diagnostics with applied research experience. The training is designed to prepare the candidate for a career in academic laboratory medicine or clinical practice, industry, or private reference laboratory practice by providing a foundation to apply to future developments in clinical pathology as well as current practice. The training program is organized in the laboratories and clinics of Hennepin County Medical Center. Extensive training is forensic toxicology in cooperation with Medical Examiner cases is included. The training faculty includes 5 individuals of varied backgrounds and interests. The integrated research experience is generally in the laboratories of Dr. Apple or Dr. Hansen. The period of the fellowship is two years