Dr. Ana Dowey is the Education Coordinator of the San Diego CLS Training Program at UCSD Health Clinical Laboratory. She has been a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for 25 years. In addition, she holds a Master’s degree in Microbiology and a Doctorate in Education from UCSD.
As education coordinator of the CLS program she is in charge of instruction, management, and organization of the one-year training of CLS interns in the clinical laboratory. She taught Clinical Microbiology at the college level for 15 years and was the director of the Medical Laboratory Technician Training Program at San Diego Miramar College before coming to UCSD Health.
Among Ana’s passions are teaching, especially clinical laboratory sciences, and bringing science to elementary schools to motivate young children to like and enjoy science.