L. Church, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC, Diplomat ABMM
Division of Microbiology
Depts. of Pathology,
Laboratory Medicine and
Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
University of Calgary Calgary
c/o Calgary Laboratory Services
9-3535 Research Rd. N.W.
Phone: (403) 770-3281
Fax: (403) 770-3347
Dr. Church is dually
trained as an Internist/Infectious Diseases specialist and Clinical
Microbiologist. She has spent more than 25 years in clinical and laboratory
practice. Dr. Church also has held an academic appointment with the University
of Calgary throughout her career, and is a Professor, Departments of Pathology &
Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary.
She has published more than 300 peer-reviewed abstracts, manuscripts, chapters
and review articles. Her applied research program is focused on the evaluation
and development of new diagnostic procedures and tests, primarily molecular
technologies for the detection and tracking of antibiotic resistant organisms.
Basic studies are focused on understanding viral evolution in the
gastrointestinal tract during HIV infection.