Audrey Schuetz, M.D., Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, has been appointed to the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute’s (CLSI’s) Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST).
About Dr. Audrey Schuetz
Dr. Schuetz joined Mayo Clinic in 2016 from Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York–Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. She received her M.D. from Emory University School of Medicine, where she also completed her AP/CP pathology residency followed by a fellowship in medical microbiology. During her residency and fellowship years at Emory, Dr. Schuetz shadowed the Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in sign-outs and case reviews.
Dr. Schuetz serves on microbiology- and pathology-related professional societies and is serving as incoming chair of the Education Committee for the Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists of USCAP. She has conducted talks and authored papers on the histopathology of infectious diseases, in particular, the histopathology of fungal infections.
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute is a not-for-profit membership organization that “brings together the global laboratory community for a common cause: fostering excellence in laboratory medicine." An international organization, its 400-plus members come from 60 countries and 1,400 organizations.
About the Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Members of the AST subcommittee are comprised of individuals from microbiology laboratories, government agencies, and pharmaceutical and diagnostic microbiology industries. Together, they work to develop standard reference methods for antimicrobial susceptibility tests, provide quality control parameters for standard test methods, provide suggestions for testing and reporting strategies that are clinically relevant and cost-effective, establish interpretive criteria for results, continually refine standards and guidelines, and educate users through various multimedia channels.