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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
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Board Name: Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board
Board ID: 86
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Diona E. Layden
Contact Phone: 615-741-8402
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 68-29-109
Duties: The Board licenses qualified candidates who have graduated from approved clinical laboratory training programs in combination with higher education requirements, culminating in either an associate or baccalaureate degree. The Board licenses and monitors the performance of medical laboratory facilities. In addition to licensing clinical laboratories, the Board licenses collection stations, blood donor centers, ambulatory surgical treatment centers, and plasmapheresis centers. Medical laboratories are charged with providing the medical practitioner with vital information, which is essential to a determination of the nature, extent, cause, and condition of individuals who seek medical treatment in Tennessee. The Board is authorized to approve medical laboratories or medical laboratory training facilities to operate training programs for the instruction of laboratory personnel.
Number of Members: 13
Compensation: Each member, when actually engaged in the discharge of official duties, shall be reimbursed for all travel and other necessary expenses.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: At least one (1) regular meeting each year. Other meetings as the board may determine necessary.
Hours Required: