Audrey Grimaldi, DHSc, MS, MT (ASCP)
HSC, Level 2, Room 444
Dr. Grimaldi is an American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) board certified medical laboratory scientist. Her clinical training was completed at Berkshire Medical Center in Massachusetts. She received her bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Montana State University and her master’s degree in biomedical science specializing in immunology from Long Island University - CW Post. She earned her doctorate in health science concentrating in global health from AT Still University.
Dr. Grimaldi was awarded the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) research participation fellowship where she worked as a research microbiologist at Plum Island Animal Disease Center BSL-3 laboratory. Her research focused on characterization of cell lines used for primary isolation of Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) field strains. After her fellowship she joined a global clinical research organization conducting pharmaceutical clinical trials. She concentrated on infectious disease diagnostic research for HIV, HCV, and HBV. While working in clinical trials Dr. Grimaldi served as adjunct faculty first teaching microbiology lab and later immunology, medical ethics, pathology and hematology courses.