RE: Histotechs of the world

From:marjorie lehman

The monkey who will replace me will be a Principal Research Biologist.

-----Original Message-----
From:	rueggp []
Sent:	Thursday, August 30, 2001 12:07 PM
To:	Cheryl Crowder
Cc:	histonet
Subject:	Re: Histotechs of the world

At the U of Colorado I was a Professional Research Assistant (PRA), we do
have HT in our state system but they are considered classified staff and
much less room for advancement.

Cheryl Crowder wrote:

> It's an interesting subject - how many histotechs in the world.  I think
> one would never find the answer.  I am a histotech - for over 30 years.
> When I came to Louisiana, I was hired through State Civil Service as a
> Laboratory Technician.  They had no title in the civil service for
> histologist.  There were cytotologist, but not histologist.  I am no
> longer with civil service, but as a University employee I am an
> Associate, as are the techs in the lab.  Nowhere would our positions be
> listed as histotechs, so we would no be counted.  I believe this is the
> situation in many institutions.  So, from somewhere in the
> unknown.....Cheryl
> Cheryl Crowder, BA, HTL(ASCP)
> Chief Technologist
> Department of Pathobiological Sciences
> School of Veterinary Medicine
> Louisiana State University
> Baton Rouge, LA  70803
> (225) 578-9734
> FAX  (225) 578-9720

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