Precision Analytical Inc. Appoints New Lab Director


McMinnville, OR — (March 16, 2020) –  

Precision Analytical Inc. has hired Dawn Huo as the new Director of Laboratory Testing and Compliance.

Dawn is an NRCC board-certified clinical chemist and a highly accomplished senior scientist. She has worked in the clinical diagnostics industry for 15 years and is an expert on hormone testing and interpretation. In her career, Dawn has developed and launched many hormone testing profiles in liquid urine, dried urine, serum, and dried bloodspot specimens. She served as Chief Scientific Officer at Meridian Valley Lab before joining the DUTCH team. Dawn is a leader with forward-thinking and proactive management style, particularly strong on time and resource management. 

Dawn earned her PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and she has 15 years of experience in method development and validation on GC-MS and LC-MS/MS platforms in CLIA regulated clinical diagnostic environments. This experience will serve Precision Analytical well as Dawn’s primary duties on the DUTCH team will be to oversee CLIA readiness and testing procedures and assay acceptability on an ongoing basis. Dawn also has a lot of method development and instrumental experience and will be collaborating with DUTCH lab teams on method development projects as well.

Mark Newman, President of Precision Analytical said, “I have known Dawn for more than ten years, and I know she will be a valuable asset to us moving forward. Her expertise will be a great resource in the future expansion and growth of our lab. We are excited to welcome her to the DUTCH team.”

About Precision Analytical
Precision Analytical is a CLIA certified laboratory run by a team of dedicated scientists with combined experience of over 50 years in performing laboratory tests and developing novel testing methods. We exist to make it easier for patients and their healthcare providers to find answers to complex clinical questions that affect their lives every day. Our unique hormone testing and reporting methods create better tools for healthcare providers to explore hormone issues with their patients. We are fully committed to the mission of improving the lives of those who trust us for their laboratory testing needs.


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