Amy L Leber, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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As the Director of Clinical Microbiology and Immunoserology, Dr. Amy Leber provides technical oversight in all areas of clinical microbiology and immunochemistry; including bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology, virology, serology, and molecular infectious disease testing. She also oversees autoimmune, allergy testing, and select immunology assays. She provides consultation for physicians/clients in all areas of Infectious Disease laboratory testing. Dr. Leber has multiple teaching responsibilities for various medical personnel including direction of Infectious Disease Fellowship rotation in the laboratory. She is responsible for the management of quality and technical processes of the laboratories, and to direct research and development for new methodologies.

Dr. Amy Leber is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Microbiology and certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Specialist in Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics.

In addition to her many published manuscripts, she sits on multiple Editorial Boards with various roles, including Editor in Chief of Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook.

Dr. Leber’s clinical research interests include development of molecular infectious disease testing and sexual transmitted disease detection in adolescents and children.
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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Director at Large, South Central Association for Clinical Microbiology, 2010 - 2012
  • Member, Pan American Society for Clinical Virology
  • Member, American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Member, Southern California American Society for Microbiology
  • Member, American Society for Microbiology
  • Member, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • Member, Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologist

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 01/01/2007

Fellowship University of California, Los Angeles Date Completed: 08/07/1997
Graduate School The Ohio State University Date Completed: 06/01/1994
Professional Experience

2001 - 2006 Quest Diagnostics/Nichols Institute, Scientific Director

1998 - 2001 Clinical Microbiology and Immunoserology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Associate Director

1998 - 2001 CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, Quest Diagnostics, Director

1997 - 1998 Clinical Laboratories, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, Technical Director

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Clinical Pathology