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Mercedes Therese Cole

Mercedes Therese Cole, American medical technologist.

Background

  • Cole, Mercedes Therese was born on December 14, 1946 in Schenectady. Daughter of Ramon V. and Charlotte F. (Lachner) Azua.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Gwynedd-Mercy College, 1969. Master of Science, Thomas Jefferson University, 1977.

    Career

    • With Clinica Samper, Bogota, Colombia, 1967. Microbiologist Rolling Hill Hospital & Diagnostic Center, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1969—1973. Education coordinator medical laboratory technician program, 1973—1975.

      Program director, since 1976. Laboratory manager, since 1983. Site surveyor, team member National Accrediting Agency Clinical Laboratory Scientists, since 1978.

    Membership

    Member medical laboratory technicians advisory committee Gwynedd-Mercy College, since 1978. Chairman Games June Fete, Abington Memorial Hospital, 1977—1981. Member emergency medical service advisory committee Abington Township, 1977—1978.

    Chairman American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Rolling Hill, 1972—1975, since 1977. Member of Thomas Jefferson University Graduate Alumni (director since 1982, member nominating committee 1978-1980), Pennsylvania Society Medical Technologists (chairman annual convention 1981, board directors 1982-1984, chairman annual convention 1985), American Society Medical Technologists (student bowl coordinator regional playoffs 1978-1979).

    Connections

    • Married Richard L. Cole, August 10, 1968. 1 child Maria Mercedes.
    • father: Ramon V. Azua
    • mother: Charlotte F. (Lachner) Azua
    • spouse: Richard L. Cole
    • child: Maria Mercedes Cole
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    Born December 14, 1946
    (age 70)
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