Mr. Guilliams received a B.S. in Chemistry in 2002 from the University of Missouri at Columbia and worked at University Hospital in the clinical chemistry laboratory before pursuing another bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology from Armstrong State University. After working several years as a laboratory scientist in Hematology, Chemistry, and Microbiology at a local hospital, Mr. Guilliams returned to Armstrong State University to pursue a Master of Education and teach in the medical laboratory science department. He taught for eight years at Armstrong before joining the Medical Laboratory Science Program at the University of Kentucky in August of 2015. He is currently working on pursuing a doctoral degree in public health.
Mr. Guilliams’ main area of interest is effective patient education focusing on preventing the complications, morbidity, and mortality associated with many chronic diseases that are becoming much more prevalent in our society.
Mr. Guilliams has taught Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Microbiology, Urinalysis and Body Fluids, and Clinical Immunoserology.
Mr. Guilliams has been an active member of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and the Georgia Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. He served as the treasurer for five years and in recognition of his service was presented with the Member of the Year award in 2013. He has also represented Georgia as a delegate three times at the National Conference and twice lobbied congress at the Legislative Symposium on behalf of Medical Laboratory Scientists locally and nationally.