Thomas L. Williams, MD, FACB, FASCP, FCAP
Former Chief Medical Officer and Director, Division of Public Health, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Thomas L. Williams, MD, FACB, FASCP, FCAP, recently retired after 22 years as Laboratory Medical Director of Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. He currently holds the position of Chief Medical Officer and Director, Division of Public Health, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. He is an anatomic and clinical pathologist and is board-certified in Chemical Pathology (ABP). He has served as a member or chair of a number of CAP working committees in chemistry, proficiency testing quality control, publications, and education. He is a past and current member of CLIAC and has served CDC working groups promoting good practices for waived and genetic testing. He has lectured nationally on laboratory emergency preparedness, served as Co-Chair of the committee that developed emergency communications for health care for metropolitan Omaha and neighboring counties, and served as Chairholder of CLSI document GP36, Planning for Laboratory Operations During a Disaster. He is a past member and Vice-Chairholder of the CLSI Consensus Committee on Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology and past Advisor to the Consensus Committee on Quality Systems and Laboratory Practices.