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Kathleen Finnegan, MS, MT(ASCP)SH

Kathleen Finnegan, MS, MT (ASCP)SHcm

Kathleen Finnegan, MS, MT(ASCP)SHCM

Department Chair
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Stony Brook University

Phone: 631-444-3224
E-mail: kathleen.finnegan@stonybrook.edu


Kathleen Finnegan currently holds the title of Clinical Associate Professor in the department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences at Stony Brook University of New York.  She received her bachelor degree from SUNY@ Stony Brook in Clinical Laboratory Sciences and her master’s degree from C.W. Post in Medical Biology.  Her many years of clinical experience were at a small community hospital.  She has 20 years of teaching in the disciplines of hematology, coagulation and phlebotomy. She currently is the chair of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program and program director of the Phlebotomy Training Program.  She holds a for New York State license, is board certified with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and has her specialist in hematology (SH) certification.

Other accomplishments include, she has been a contributor of chapters in “Saunders Manual of Clinical Laboratory Sciences by Craig Lehmann, Hematology in Practice by Betty Ciesla,  Clinical Hematology and Fundamentals in Hemostasis by Denise Harmening and recently co-authored a hematology manual titled “Hem Notes “with Denise Harmening. She also has published numerous articles and case studies in field related journals.  Professor Finnegan has been an invited speaker at the local, state, national and international level.  She also had the opportunity to teach phlebotomy in South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho and to prepare learning units for Rwanda and Tanzania.  She continues to visit Kenya where she trains CLS students at the University of KMU, Meru and is a consultant to hospitals in Meru for better laboratory testing.