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Emily R. Garnett, PhD, NRCC
Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry
Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||Fellowship||Clinical Chemistry||2020|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Chemistry||2018|
|Drake University||Bachelors||Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology; Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry||2012|
Dr. Garnett is a biochemist and board-certified clinical chemist. She is specialized in pediatric and maternal-fetal clinical chemistry, and is interested in the development and utilization of novel laboratory methods that serve these patient populations. She is interested in providing high-quality education to trainees and in fostering collaborative relationships to drive efficiency in patient care. She is also interested in laboratory test stewardship, and in the leveraging of data to drive quality improvement in the laboratory.
Pediatric clinical chemistry, Fetal/maternal clinical chemistry, Clinical mass spectrometry, Laboratory quality
Inborn errors of metabolism, Laboratory test utilization, Clinical chemistry education
|Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists||Member|
|American Association for Clinical Chemistry||Member|
E. R. Garnett, J. Jung, E. Tam, D. Rajapakshe, S. Cheney, C. Brown, J. Cao, I. Singh, J. Versalovic, and S. Devaraj (2020). “Clinical validation and performance evaluation of the automated Vitros Total SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies assay for screening of serostatus in COVID-19.” Practical Laboratory Medicine aqaa157, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqaa157.
J. Jung, E. R. Garnett, J. Cao, and S. Devaraj (2020). “Lifetime risk factors of cardiovascular disease.” Journal of Laboratory and Precision Medicine 5. doi:10.21037/jlpm-2019-cpm-04.
J. Jung, E. R. Garnett, B. Vispo, X. Chen, J. Cao, M. T. Elghetany, and S. Devaraj (2020). “Misidentification of an unstable, low oxygen affinity hemoglobin variant.” Clinica Chimica Acta 509: 177-179.
S. Devaraj and E. R. Garnett. “Thyroid Disease and Laboratory Assessment.” (2020) in Handbook of Diagnostic Endocrinology, 3rd Edition. Eds W. Winter, L. Sokoll, B. Holmquist, R. Bertholf. Cambridge, MA: Academic Press.
E. R. Garnett, J. Pagaduan, and S. Devaraj (2020). “Trust your endocrinologist: report and recommendations on the ordering of reverse T3 testing.” Annals of Clinical Laboratory Science 50:383-385.
E. R. Garnett, J. Bruno-Gaston, J. Cao, P. Zarutskie, and S. Devaraj (2019). “The importance of estradiol measurements in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization.” Clinica Chimica Acta 501: 60-65.
E. R. Garnett, J. Li, D. Rajapakshe, E. Tam, Q. H. Meng, and S. Devaraj (2019). “Efficacy of two vitamin D immunoassays to detect 25-OH vitamin D2 and D3.” Pract Lab Med 17: e00130.
Awards & Honors
2020 Distinguished Abstract Award, AACC Academy, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
2020 Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
2020 Trainee Educational Grant, Mass Spectrometry: Applications to the Clinical Lab
2019 Young Investigator Award, Texas Local Section, American Association of Clinical Chemistry
2019 Medical and Scientific Learning Exchange participant, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
2017 SYCL Domestic Travel Grant, American Association of Clinical Chemistry
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