Chad Botz, MD, FACP received his medical doctorate from the University of Kansas Medical Center. His postgraduate medical education includes a general internship from the University of Michigan Health Systems and a Clinical Pathology residency with subsequent Molecular Genetic Pathology fellowship from Mayo Clinic – Rochester. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Pathology and serves as the Director of the Special Coagulation Laboratory for the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). He was one of the guest speakers for a joint American Association of Clinical Chemistry/Korean Society of Laboratory Medicine symposium related to antiplatelet and direct oral anticoagulant monitoring at the Laboratory Medicine Congress and Exhibition (LMCE) 57th Annual Meeting in Seoul, South Korea. Academic interests include clinical application of the diagnostic management teams, improvement of test utilization, translational support for mass spectrometry and pharmacogenomics, as well as education of medical students and various health professionals.