LaVinia Ray

Associate Director of Operational Controls & Compliance Services

lray@southernresearch.org

Ray joined Southern Research more than 20 years ago as a histologist and has been promoted to new levels of responsibility as she continued to gain new education and skills. She has received a number of certifications in subject matter ranging from laboratory management to pathology informatics, and she has been recognized on many occasions by peers for her contribution to the field of histotechnology. She is currently working toward a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Alabama. In 2020, she was a member of Southern Research’s inaugural class of the SOAR Leadership Development Program.

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