CMIC technical staff are among the most dedicated, talented, and highly experienced, American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certified Medical Technologists. CMIC gratefully enjoys the team’s over 150 years of training and experience in bacteriology, parasitology, virology, immunology, mycology, serology, and mycobacteriology using advanced laboratory diagnostic systems including nucleic acid amplification (Polymerase Chain Reaction) and DNA probe technologies, fluorescent microscopy, and ELISA. They are fully aware of the commitment and tirelessly contribute to the successful mission of CMIC.
Director & CEO:Hassan Namdari, Ph.D., D(ABMM) Email  email
  • Board Certified in Public Health and Medical Microbiology
  • American Board of Medical Microbiology of the American
  • College of Microbiology

Education & Training:
  • B.S., Medical Laboratory Sciences, Isfahan University, Iran
  • M.S., Public Health Microbiology, East Tennessee State Univ.
  • Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Rhode Island
  • Postdoctoral Residency and Fellowship, Public Health & Medical Microbiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Academic Appointments:
  • Associate, Mount Sinai Medical School
  • Clinical Associate Professor, City College of the City University of New York

Clinical Microbiology Experiences:
  • Supervisor of Clinical Microbiology, Loghmandolah Hospital, Iran (1979-1983)
  • Fellow of Clinical & Public Health Laboratory, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York (1987-1989)
  • Associate Director of Microbiology, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York (1989-1991)
  • Director of Microbiology & Infectious Disease laboratory, Clinical Laboratories Inc. Throop, PA (1991-2006)
  • Medical and Public Health Laboratory Director’s Certification
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health Clinical Laboratory License
  • New York State Department of Health Clinical Microbiology Director’s License
  • Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Dairy Laboratory Director’s License
  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Agency Drinking Water Laboratory Director’s License

Professional Society Affiliation:
  • Member of America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals (2002/2003)
  • Member of American Society for Microbiology (Since 1985)
  • Editorial member of Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • Editorial member of Applied and Environmental Microbiology
*Winner of the 1989 American Society for Microbiology Postdoctoral Abstract Competition in Clinical Microbiology for Substantiating the Enteropathogenicity of Aeromonas caviae in Pediatric Patient.
Download a list of publications by Dr. Namdari

Laboratory Manager: Richard C. Blazaskie, BSMT(ASCP) MHA Email  email

  • Earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Bloomsburg University and is a registered American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) MT. Attained a Masters in Health Service Administration from Wilkes University.
  • Over fifteen years of bench-work experience as an MT generalist and Histotechnologist. For the last fifteen years worked various roles in laboratory supervision, operational management, and laboratory administration in both for-profit and non-profit health care settings.