American Association for Clinical Chemistry
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The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) is an international scientific/medical society, founded in 1948, of clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists and others who are involved in clinical chemistry, clinical laboratory science, and related disciplines. Current President is Robert H. Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FACB, and the association headquarters are located in Washington, D.C. (USA)
AACC is subdivided geographically into 20 local sections. Members can also choose to join any of the 17 divisions segmented according to areas of interest. The association is governed by a Board of Directors that is elected by the membership.
AACC sponsors dozens of scientific conferences each year, the largest and most prestigious of which is the Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo. First held in 1949, this educational meeting and technology exposition is a leading event in the clinical laboratory profession, attracting nearly 20,000 participants.
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