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Distance Learning (C-DL)


Name Position Country Term Time in Office
L.Langman Chair US 1st 2018 01 - 2020 12
H.Sakamoto Member JP 1st  2018 02 - 2020 12
K.Sztefko Member PL 1st  2018 02 - 2020 12
K.Rodriguez-Capote Member CA 1st 2020 02 - 2022 12
H.Can Cubukcu Member TR 1st 2020 02 -2022 12
R.Greaves Consultant AU    
J.Smith Consultant UK    
N.Rifai EMD Liaison US    

Terms of reference

  • To develop the IFCC curriculum on which the e-Academy will be based, in line with the  IFCC strategy for distance learning, in partnership with the Communications and Publications Division Committee on Internet and eLearning (CPD- C-IeL).
  • To provide educational material which can be used for on-line learning;
  • To solicit suggestions from National Societies, IFCC Committees, Task Forces and Working Groups to identify distance learning topic areas of value to IFCC;
  • To identify and evaluate existing distance learning programmes in relevant areas and, with permission and collaboration, modify these as necessary to fit IFCC requirements;
  • To develop new distance learning programmes where none already exist.

Webinars and Distance Learning Programmes

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

A. MerinoESM.S. GüngörenC. LacavaAssociacion de Bioquimica del Uruguay


Name Full Member Society
P. Kocna Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry (CSKB)
R. Lichtinghagen German Society of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
K. Vaidyanathan Association of Clinical Biochemists in Ireland Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBI)
S. Das Association of Medical Biochemists of India (AMBI)
E. Hoyaranda Indonesian Association for Clinical Chemistry (HKKI)
R. Stonys Lithuanian Society of Laboratory Medicine
 M. Blanes Gonzales Blanes GonzalesAsociación de Bioquímicos del Paraguay (ABP)
A. Goldberg Association of Laboratory Specialists & Organizations "Federation of Laboratory Medicine" (FLM)
H. Weerawarna Association for Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Lanka
V. Steenkamp South African Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (SAACB)
A. Merino ES
S. Güngören Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
C. Lacava Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)

Committee Chair's contact:

Dr.Loralie Langman
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
200 2nd Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905 USA

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