News and Stories

November 30, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About HIV Testing

Whether you are sexually active or just want to stay informed, being aware of your HIV status is an important step in taking charge of your sexual health. 

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November 10, 2023

Unveiling the World of Genetic Counseling: An Interview with Elizabeth Melchionna

In honor of Genetic Counselor Awareness Day, we had the privilege of speaking with Elizabeth Melchionna, a genetic counselor at HNL Lab Medicine. 

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November 06, 2023

Gut Check: Clostridium difficile

Clostridioides difficile, commonly known as C. diff, is a bacterium that can cause infections in the colon, leading to a range of symptoms that can be uncomfortable and, in some cases, serious.

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November 03, 2023

Celebrating Our Commitment to Quality: Recent CAP Inspection Validates HNL Lab Medicine’s Excellence

At HNL Lab Medicine, we are thrilled to share a significant milestone that exemplifies our commitment to delivering exceptional quality healthcare.

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October 29, 2023

World Stroke Day

Sharing a Personal Experience on World Stroke Day to Raise Awareness about Strokes.

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Tours and Shadowing

Learn the process of conducting laboratory testing and delivering results that contribute to a patient diagnosis.

Student tours are available (ages 16 or older) on a quarterly basis and last approximately one hour.
Upcoming tours scheduled between 10 a.m. – 12 noon:

  • Wednesday November 6, 2024 
  • Wednesday February 7, 2024
  • Wednesday April 10, 2024
  • Wednesday July 10, 2024

Tours may also be scheduled by appointment: Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., at our 794 Roble Road, Allentown PA facility. 

Student shadowing is available (age 18 or older), Monday through Friday in four-to-six-hour increments during the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., based on department and location availability.  Observe working technicians and technologists as they use various equipment and methods to produce laboratory test results. Shadowing exposes students to clinical environments in the areas of microbiology, molecular biology, hematology, chemistry, immunology, cytology, histology, and pathology.  

Student shadowing requirements:  

  • Copy of COVID vaccination documentation.
  • Copy of Hepatitis B vaccination documentation.
  • Signed HNL Lab Medicine confidentiality form – this form will be emailed to you along with confirmation of your shadowing date.


Fill out the form below to request a tour or a shadow experience.