Bio: Sam Terese, MBA, MT(ASCP) holds the position of Chief Executive Officer and President of Alverno Laboratories, an integrated laboratory delivery network of three healthcare systems with a centrally located reference laboratory serving 33 hospitals and a diverse outreach population. With more than 30 years of experience in the laboratory environment, Terese’s leadership experience encompasses community hospitals as well as academic medical laboratory and research-based organizations.Since joining Alverno, Terese has facilitated the testing integration of multiple hospital laboratories from four healthcare systems. Alverno has greatly expanded its molecular diagnostics capabilities and its anatomic pathology service laboratory that supports multiple pathology groups. Under Terese’s leadership, Alverno has received awards for innovation in microbiology for implementation of automation and advances in rapid identification.
Terese holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Bachelor of Science degrees in medical technology from Rosalind Franklin University Chicago and biology from the State University of New York at Buffalo.