Lorna Ruskin, EdD, MT (ASCP)

Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Sciences

Lorna Ruskin

Contact Info

lmruskin@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-626-1418

Office Address:
Phillips Wangensteen Building, Room 15-178

Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Sciences


EdD, Curriculum & Instruction, Argosy University-Twin Cities

MEd, Curriculum & Instruction, Argosy University-Twin Cities

BS, Minnesota State University-Moorhead

Research

Research Summary/Interests

I have a special interested in a Simulated Laboratory Clinical Experience for Medical Laboratory professionals. I developed and coordinated a successful pilot study to determine if a simulated laboratory setting could be used to provide MLT students with a portion of their clinical experience.

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

My teaching area is Microbiology including Bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, and Virology. I am also the acting Faculty Admissions Committee Chair.

Courses

Concepts of Diagnostic Microbiology; Application of Diagnostic Microbiology Principles; Advanced Concepts in Diagnostic Microbiology; Foundations in Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration; Introduction to MLS