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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Sherry Q. Li



Dr. Li received her MD from Hunan Medical College, Changsha, Hunan, China and her PhD from The Medical School of Heinrich-Heine-University, Dusseldorf, Germany. Dr. Li completed her pathology residency at Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Paand Cytology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md. She is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Cytopathology. Dr. Li is the author of many publications and presentations in the field of Cytology. Prior to her appointment at Health Network Laboratories, Dr. Li served as Chief of Cytopathology at Newark Medical Center, Newark, NJ and St. Luke’s Hospital Network, Lehigh Valley , Pa. Dr. Sherry Li is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of South Florida (USF), Morsani College of Medicine. 


Elevated levels and distinct patterns of expression of A-type cyclins and their associated cyclin-dependent kinases in male germ cell tumors.
Liao C, Li SQ, Wang X, Muhlrad S, Bjartell A, Wolgemuth DJ. Int J Cancer. 2004 Feb 20;108(5):654-64. PMID: 14696091

Detection of hTERT mRNA in colonic brush specimens as an adjunct to cytopathologic diagnosis of colonic adenocarcinoma.
Li SQ, Sheng ZM, Baili Y, Erozan YS, O'Leary TJ. Acta Cytol. 2002 Nov-Dec;46(6):1069-74. PMID: 12462084

Altered myelopoiesis and the development of acute myeloid leukemia in transgenic mice overexpressing cyclin A1.
Liao C, Wang XY, Wei HQ, Li SQ, Merghoub T, Pandolfi PP, Wolgemuth DJ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jun 5;98(12):6853-8. Epub 2001 May 29.PMID:11381140 Free PMC Article

Esophagopharyngeal distribution of refluxed gastric acid in patients with reflux laryngitis.
Shaker R, Milbrath M, Ren J, Toohill R, Hogan WJ, Li Q, Hofmann CL. Gastroenterology. 1995 Nov;109(5):1575-82.PMID:7557141

Swallowing and esophageal function in Parkinson's disease.
Johnston BT, Li Q, Castell JA, Castell DO. Am J Gastroenterol. 1995 Oct;90(10):1741-6. Review.PMID:7572887

Manometric determination of esophageal length.
Li Q, Castell JA, Castell DO. Am J Gastroenterol. 1994 May;89(5):722-5.PMID:8172145

Coordination of deglutition and phases of respiration: effect of aging, tachypnea, bolus volume, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Shaker R, Li QRen J, Townsend WF, Dodds WJ, Martin BJ, Kern MK, Rynders A. Am J Physiol. 1992 Nov;263(5 Pt 1):G750-5.PMID:1443150

Mechanisms of airway protection and upper esophageal sphincter opening during belching.
Shaker R, Ren J, Kern M, Dodds WJ, Hogan WJ, Li Q. Am J Physiol. 1992 Apr;262(4 Pt 1):G621-8.PMID:1566845