Dr. Melanie Pollan is the Director of Scientific & Clinical Affairs for NAM LD. Dr. Pollan began her career more than 20 years ago with a BS in Clinical Laboratory Science, and served the laboratory in several roles including technologist, consultant and administrator. She furthered her studies by pursuing both a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Health Science at the University of MS Medical Center with an emphasis in pathophysiology. While completing her studies, she conducted research on sustained drug delivery systems and the impact of androgens on the male reproductive system.
Dr. Pollan demonstrates her passion for laboratory medicine on a daily basis by supporting laboratorians and clinicians with education in multiple diagnostic disciplines, including cardiac, infectious disease, diabetes, sepsis, and endocrinology.