Head of Iowa Health System Laboratory Services to Speak at Allen College Commencement

July 14, 2010

altWATERLOO, Iowa—Gayle Culbertson, head of laboratory services for Iowa Health System Des Moines, will speak at August commencement for Allen College on August 13 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Culbertson, who serves as the 2009-2010 president of the Iowa Chapter of the Clinical Laboratory Management Association, is a graduate of Wartburg College and earned her master’s degree in general studies from Drake University.

Among the graduates will be the first class of medical lab science (MLS) graduates in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHS) program.

“Since this is our first class of MLS graduates, I am very pleased that Gayle has agreed to serve as commencement speaker,” said Allen College Chancellor Dr. Jerry Durham.

Allen College has been offering nursing education since 1925 and became a degree-granting institution in 1989. In addition to the BHS program, Allen offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Associate of Science in Radiography (ASR) programs.

For more information on Allen College, call 319-226-2000 or visit www.allencollege.edu.

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Photo Attachment:  Allen College August commencement speaker, Gayle Culbertson, is the head of laboratory services for Iowa Health System Des Moines and president of the Iowa Chapter of the Clinical Laboratory Management Association.

 

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