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Tracy Matthews

Medical Laboratory Technology Program Director, Instructor of Health Sciences

Contact Information

Health Sciences 113

970.248.1546

tmatthews@coloradomesa.edu

Education

MS, University of North Dakota

BS, University of Arkansas

Biography

Tracy L. Matthews received a Bachelor of Science in medical technology from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, and went on to earn a Master of Science in clinical laboratory science from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Matthews is CMU's Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Program Director and an assistant professor of medical laboratory technology.

Matthews spent 18 years as a medical laboratory scientist and clinical coordinator in both clinic and hospital settings before coming to CMU to start the MLT program. In addition to developing and implementing the MLT program, she also teaches in the areas of phlebotomy, clinical microscopy, hematology/hemostasis and chemistry. Tracy maintains her MLS certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology and is a professional member of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.