Dr. Bachmann received her PhD in Molecular Medicine and completed a Clinical Chemistry Fellowship at the University of Virginia. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry, an ASCP certified medical technologist and a Fellow of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Academy. She currently serves as Professor of Pathology, Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry, Co-Director of Point-of-Care Testing, and Director of the New Kent Emergency Department Laboratory within the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.
Dr. Bachmann has served in many leadership positions, including Member of the AACC Board of Directors, Chair of the NIDDK/IFCC Laboratory Working Group for Standardization of Albumin in Urine, and Advisor for the International Standardization of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels in National Health Surveys through the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Centers for Disease Control (CDC). She currently serves on the AACC Finance and Nominating Committees and is a member of the College of American Pathology (CAP) Accuracy Based Programs Committee. Her research and clinical interests include development of laboratory practice guidelines, quality assurance, and standardization of clinical laboratory measurement procedures.
Dr. Bachmann has served as Document Development Committee Co-Chair for CLSI’s C57, Vice Chair for EP26, and as a Document Development Committee Member for C64, C62, and the revision of CLSI EP25. She is serving on the Document Development Committees for EP45 and EP21/EP46. Dr. Bachmann is currently the Chair of the CLSI Expert Panel on Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology and is a member of the CLSI Education Advisory Committee.