Dr. Hassan Aziz is a professor of medical laboratory science and is the Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He received his doctorate degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a Fellow of the Association of Clinical Scientists (ACS) and of the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia. Throughout his career, he has been interested in different aspects of medical laboratory science, higher education, and health informatics. Dr. Aziz is an active member of national and international professional and scientific societies and organizations. He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Board of Directors between 2009 and 2012. He represents ASCLS at the International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IFBLS). He founded the Qatar Advisory Board of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) in 2013. He is a member of the ASCP International Advisory Board and a consultant for the ASCP Global Outreach Program. Aziz is an external examiner for a number of international programs and an adjunct faculty to a number of institutions. He is a certified Green Belt Six Sigma. In addition to numerous international conference presentations and guest speaking engagements, Dr. Aziz has over 75 peer-reviewed publications. He is on the editorial advisory board for Advance for Medical Laboratory Professionals, a consulting editor for Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) published by ASCLS, and on the Development Board of Critical Values published by ASCP.