Martin Muganzi, MBA, MLS (ASCP), a medical laboratory technologist at Kingman Regional Medical Center, is among 40 high-achieving pathologists, pathology residents, and medical laboratory professionals under age 40 who have been named to the prestigious ASCP 2023 40 Under Forty list. In his role as a laboratory information systems administrator, Muganzi leverages technology to improve laboratory processes and patient care. He looks forward to the future of technology in lab applications and the benefits it will have for diagnosing and treating disease.
ASCP’s 40 Under Forty program shines the spotlight on 40 highly accomplished pathologists, pathology residents, and laboratory professionals under age 40 who have made significant contributions to the profession and stand out as the future of laboratory leadership.
The program is “an opportunity to recognize the next generation of pathology and medical laboratory leaders from around the globe,” said ASCP President Marsha Kinney, MD, MASCP. “By providing support and encouragement to these young professionals, we aim to strengthen the medical laboratory workforce during this period of historic change in healthcare delivery. We are very fortunate to have such a talented group of individuals – they will help to shape the future of patient care.”
ASCP will select the top five individuals from the 40 honorees, who will each receive free registration to attend ASCP 2023 Annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA. where they will be formally recognized. In addition, the winners will receive free enrollment in Lab Management University, University of Pathology Informatics or Leadership Institute. These certificate programs have been developed by ASCP in conjunction with ASCP partner organizations, including the American Pathology Foundation and the Association for Pathology Informatics.
The 2023 ASCP 40 Under Forty applicants were asked to submit a resume and a personal statement on how they see themselves as an innovator in health care, or how they are contributing to leading innovations within the profession. The selection committee included two individuals each from the ASCP Pathology Council, Resident Council, and Council of Laboratory Professionals, as well as past 40 Under Forty honorees.
"This is an incredible honor for me and our entire team at KRMC Laboratory, said Muganzi. “It serves as a powerful validation of the outstanding service we consistently deliver to our valued clients. This recognition underscores the fact that unwavering dedication, tireless efforts, and genuine passion will always illuminate our path, regardless of our background.”
Muganzi went on to thank both laboratory and hospital leadership at KRMC, as well as the ASCP.
“Furthermore, I am immensely grateful to the Kingman community for their unwavering trust in our services. Their support and encouragement have been invaluable in propelling us to new heights. It is a privilege to serve this community, and I am truly humbled by their continued faith in our work,” he added.