HNL News

June 29, 2022

Automation in the Clinical Laboratory

Clinical laboratory automation is essential to deliver high quality results in the most cost effective and efficient way.  Automation requires minimal operator intervention and helps to increase productivity, tracking of specimens within the laboratory, decreased turnaround times, improvements in specimen handling, improved laboratory safety, and minimizes errors.
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June 17, 2022

LYME Disease

As you continue to spend more time outside enjoying the weather, you’ll be sharing your space with some critters you’ll want to be aware of. Deer ticks can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, which can have a critical impact on your health if untreated.
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June 15, 2022

Men's Health Month

In 1994, Congress designated the month of June as Men's Health Month to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
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June 10, 2022

LGBTQ Pledge

HNL Lab Medicine believes the diversity of our workforce makes us stronger. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to attract, develop, and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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June 09, 2022

HNL Lab Medicine Artwork Contest Celebrates Healthcare Heroes

Throughout the month of May, HNL Lab Medicine, a regional leader in high-quality, innovative laboratory medicine services, announced an artwork contest for children in grades K-8. The goal of this contest was to promote awareness of the healthcare field, encourage creativity, and include a valuable connection to the community in each of HNL’s patient service centers.
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Jillian R. Grau


Vice Chair, LVH; Associate Chief, Division of Anatomic Pathology; Chief Section of Histopathology

Dr. Grau received her MD from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. She completed her pathology residency as well as her fellowship training in Surgical and Gastrointestinal/ Liver pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Grau is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical pathology. She is published in the areas of Hematopathology and thyroid pathology and has presented on topics at national meetings including the Proliferative Stem Cell Compartment of the Colon in Ulcerative Colitis. Dr. Grau’s special interests include pathology of the pancreaticobiliary tract and liver. Dr. Jillian Grau is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of South Florida (USF), Morsani College of Medicine.


Rap2A Is Upregulated in Invasive Cells Dissected from Follicular Thyroid Cancer.
Prabakaran I, Grau JR, Lewis R, Fraker DL, Guvakova MA. J Thyroid Res. 2011;2011:979840. doi: 10.4061/2011/979840. Epub 2011 Oct 20. PMID: 22046576 [PubMed] Free PMC Article

Reactive versus neoplastic lymphoid follicles: proliferation and death versus quiescence and staying alive.
Glidden D, Grau J, Bagg A. Br J Haematol. 2004 Sep;126(6):757. No abstract available. PMID: 15352977