Weisberg MLS Post-Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to an MLS Graduate student accepted into an accredited graduate or professional studies program in a field directly related to professional development in medical laboratory science. This includes students working on graduate degrees in Management, Education, Computer Science or other specialty areas relevant to laboratory medicine. Applicant must be a member of ASCLS-WI for the past three years. This scholarship will provide $2,000 in support for the graduate student. A member may receive the post graduate Scholarship for two distinct post graduate degrees. Applications must be received before December 1st.
Dr. Harry Frank Weisberg, M.D. was Associate Chief in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was also Medical Director of both the Division of Biochemistry and the Program in Medical Technology. He held faculty appointments at the University of WI Medical School, the Medical College of WI, and the Chicago Medical School.
Dr. Weisberg devoted his academic career to increasing the body of knowledge in acid-base biochemistry, electrolyte physiology, and water and fluids balance. He developed multiple nomograms and slide rules to utilize this knowledge. He also developed the anion cation equilibrium (ACE) equation for electrolyte balance. It is in memory of his concern for education that this scholarship is awarded.