Dr. Hoi-Ying (Elsie) Yu

HOI-YING ELSIE YU, Ph.DHOI-YING (ELSIE) YU, Ph.D, DABCC, FACB
System Director, Chemistry, Point-of-Care Testing and Preanalytics

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822-1930
1 800 695 6491

Dr. Yu is an Associate of Geisinger Medical Laboratories at Geisinger Medical Center, where she serves as the System Director, Chemistry, Point-of-Care Testing and Preanalytics.

Education:

Dr. Yu received her Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and completed a Clinical Chemistry fellowship at Children's Hospital Boston.

Professional Affiliations:

American Society for Clinical Pathology
International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Clinical Toxicology
National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
Association of Pathology Informatics
Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists
American Association of Clinical Chemistry

Research Interests:

Clinical chemistry and point-of-care testing.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Hickman RA, Yu H, Li J, Kong M, Shah RB, Zhou M, Melamed J, Deng FM. Atypical Intraductal Cribriform Proliferations of the Prostate Exhibit Similar Molecular and Clinicopathologic Characteristics as Intraductal Carcinoma of the Prostate. Am J Surg Pathol 2017; 41(4): 550-556.

Yu HE. Ask the Expert: Pitfalls of Point-of-Care Urinary Drug Screening for Pain Management. AACC Clin Lab News 2015; 41: 48.

Yu HE. Pitfalls of Point-of-Care Urinary Drug Screening for Pain Management. AACC Clinical Laboratory News 2015; 41: 48.

Vaughan EM, You JS, Yu HE, Lasek A, Vitale N, Hornberger T & Bement WM. Lipid domain-dependent regulation of single cell wound repai. Mol Biol Cell 2014; 25: 1867-1876.

Voura EB, English JL, Yu HE, Ho AT, Subarsky P, Hill RP, Hojilla CV, Khokha R. Proteolysis during Tumor Cell Extravasation In Vitro: Metalloproteinase Involvement across Tumor Cell Types. PLoS One 2013; 8: e:78413.

Khan MW, Keshavarzian A, Gounaris E, Melson JE, Cheon EC, Blatner NR, Chen Z, Tsai FN, Lee G, Ryu H, Barrett TA, Bentrem DJ, Beckhove P, Khazaie K. PI3K/AKT signaling is essential for communication between tissue-infiltrating mast cells, macrophages and epithelial cells in colitis-induced cancer. Clin Cancer Res 2013; 19(9): 2342-2354.

Other Publications:

Amarose E, Zook AK & Yu HE. Use of CoaguChek Device at a Pharmacist-Managed Warfarin Clinic. ASCLS Clinical Lab Investigations – Case Studies for the Laboratory Professional . 2013; Set13: Case 2.

Yu HE, Wilkerson M. Employee Engagement is vital for the Successful Selection of a Total Laboratory Automation System. Lab Med . 2017; https://doi.org/10.1093/labmed/lmx030: In press.

Yu HE. Pharmacogenetics for Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions. AACC Pearls of Laboratory Medicine . 2017; https://doi.org/10.15428/cctc/2015/252858: --.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Yu HE. Strategy for Provider-Performed Microscopy Testing Competency Management. Speaker American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, July 30-August 3, 2017.

Yu HE. Learning to Speak the Language of Procalcitonin – Geisinger Health System’s Strategy for Realizing the Full Clinical Utility of Procalcitonin. Webinar Series Compass Group, , October 2016.

Yu HE. The Inconvenient Truth about Near Patient Testing at the Doctor’s Office. Symposium: Chaired and presented the Point-of-Care Diagnostic Symposium, Part of the 23rd International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 10-11, 2016.

Poler SM, Yu HE, Scholtis MP and Schieble TM. Comparison of Blood Glucose Determination from Earlobe Capillary Blood and Arterial Blood Specimens. Poster Society for Technology in Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, Palm Beach, FL, January 6-9, 2016.

Poler SM, Yu HE, Scholtis MP and Schieble TM. Comparison of Blood Glucose Determination from Earlobe Capillary Blood and Arterial Blood Specimens. Poster American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Diego, CA, October 24-28, 2015.

Sneidman MR, Yu HE. Performance comparison of Six Different Rapid Screening Drug Test Cards / Cups. Poster American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July 26-30, 2015.

Yu HE. Selecting Automation / Instrumentation for Clinical Laboratory – it’s more than just finding the right technology. Presentation American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July 26-30, 2015.

Yu HE. Decision Support for Urine Drug Testing for Pain Management. Presentation Canadian Laboratory Medicine Congress, Montreal, Canada, June 20-24, 2015.

Yu HE. Selecting Automation / Instrumentation for Clinical Laboratory – it’s more than just finding the right technology. Presentation Canadian Laboratory Medicine Congress, Montreal, Canada, June 20-24, 2015.

Yu HE. Decision Support for Urine Drug Testing for Pain Management. Presentation American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 27-31, 2014.

Yu HE. Decision Support for Urine Drug Testing for Pain Management. Presentation American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 27-31, 2014.

Sneidman MR and Yu HE. Comparison of Roche Methadone Screening Assay with DRI Methadone Metabolite (EDDP) Screening Assay. Presentation American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 27-31, 2014.

Yu HE. Establish Partnership between Laboratory and Healthcare Providers to Improve Clinical Utility of Point-of-Care Testing. Presentation Third Annual Point-of-Care Diagnostic Symposium, Part of the 21st Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 13-14, 2014 .

Yu HE. Panel Discussion: Point-of-Care Implementation: Commercial, Health System, and Pharmacy Perspectives. Panel Discussion Third Annual Point-of-Care Diagnostic Symposium, Part of the 21st Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 13-14, 2014 .

Yu HE. Prescription Drug Compliance Monitoring: Decision Support for Test Ordering and Result Interpretation. Presentation American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, , Houston, TX, July 28 - August 1, 2013.

Yu HE. Establish Partnership between Laboratory and Healthcare Providers to Improve Clinical Utility of Point-of-Care Testing. Invited Talk Third Annual Point-of-Care Diagnostic Symposium, San Francisco, CA, February 13-14. 2013.

Yu HE. Panel Discussion: Point-of-Care Implementation: Commercial, Health System, and Pharmacy Perspectives. Invited Talk Third Annual Point-of-Care Diagnostic Symposium, San Francisco, CA, February 13-14. 2013.

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