Y. Victoria Zhang
Y. Victoria Zhang
Dr. Y. Victoria Zhang is Vice Chair and an Associate Professor of Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is Director of Clinical Mass Spectrometry and Toxicology Laboratory. Dr. Zhang is the Founding Chair of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Mass Spectrometry and Separation Sciences (MSSS) division and spearheaded the efforts in increasing the awareness and further improving applications of mass spectrometry in clinical diagnostics with the clinical community. She is also the Faculty Chair for AACC Global Lab Quality Initiative Asia-Pacific Working Group to lead the initiative to develop workshops and frameworks for sustainable support for the Asia Pacific region to improve quality in lab medicine.
Dr. Zhang is the international leading expert in clinical applications of mass spectrometry. She has published extensively in this area with more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts in this area with over 70 national and international presentations, and numerous media reports and interviews. Dr. Zhang has been also devoted her time in education and academic exchange in this area. She has organized about 20 regional and national conferences with similar number of international and national symposia, workshop and short courses. She is on several the Editorial Boards in the field of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.
Her research interests are in clinical mass spectrometry, translational research using “-omics” technology, test utilization particularly through laboratory formulary model, and laboratory management and leadership development.