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Dianne Kirk

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Dianne Kirk

kirk01@nsuok.edu

  • Instructor
    Medical Lab Science

Office Location

  • Broken Arrow
    Broken Arrow Science & Health 108
    (918) 449-6411

Bio

Dianne joined NSU in 2015 as an instructor in Medical Laboratory Sciences, and a medical laboratory manager. Before coming to Northeastern, Dianne spent over twenty years in the clinical laboratory setting, and has more than twenty-five years in experience with biological sciences.

Education:

  • Ph D,Biomedical Science,Oklahoma State University College for Health Sciences,Cum laude,2020
  • MS,Molecular Biology,University of Akron,Magna cum laude,1999
  • BS,Biology,University of Akron,,1996
  • OtherAssociate of Applied Science,Medical Laboratory Technician,Stark State College,,1987
Molecular testing. Currently I oversee molecular tests confirming immunoassays through PCR in Dr Ruskoski's lab.
I am also researching the relationship of time and blood deposition for the Forensic Science Program for OSU CHS.
Laboratory Sciences, Molecular Biology/Genetics and Microscopic studies.

Presentations:

  • Body Fluids - Friend or Foe - One Voice - ST Francis - April 2017
  • Circadian Rhythm Evaluations to Determine Blood Sample Deposition Time - Oral Presentation/Defense - ZOOM - April 2020
  • Crime and Time - 3MT - OSU-COM - November 2019
  • Evaluation of Peromyscus spp. exposure to Borrelia burgdorferi in Northeastern Oklahoma. - American Society for Microbiology General Meeting - New Orleans, LA - June 2017

Courses Taught:

  • URINALYSIS AND BODY FLUIDS - MLS 4712 - Fall 2020
  • SCIENCE & MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - SCI 3113 - Fall 2020
  • MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS - MLS 4513 - Spring 2020
  • COMM IN MEDICAL LAB SCIENCE - MLS 4613 - Spring 2020
  • RES METH IN MED LAB SCIENCE - MLS 4812 - Fall 2019
  • COAGULATION - MLS 4722 - Fall 2019
  • CONCEPTS IN IMMUNOLOGY - MLS 4013 - Spring 2019
  • CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY - MLS 4572 - Spring 2019
  • ADVANCED CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY - MLS 4334 - Fall 2018
  • CLINICAL LABORATORY GENETICS - MLS 4133 - Fall 2018
  • MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS - MLS 4513 - Spring 2018
  • SCIENCE & MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - SCI 3113 - Spring 2018