Dr. Gary L. Myers
Gary Myers, PhD, is Chair of the Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine. He also currently serves as Chair of the Council for the International Consortium for Harmonization of Clinical Laboratory Results (ICHCLR). Dr. Myers previously served as Secretary for the Scientific Division of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. He is retired from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he served as Chief of the Clinical Chemistry Branch. During his 33+ year career at CDC he directed programs to improve and standardize the laboratory measurement of biomarkers used to assess chronic disease status, particularly for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. He served as President of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) in 2007. In 2015 Dr. Myers was the recipient of AACC's Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine.