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Chair, Clinical Laboratory Science

Assistant Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science


  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison (Population Health Sciences)
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin at Madison (Population Health Sciences)
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin at Madison (Medical Technology)


Professional Credentials

  • MT(ASCP)

Teaching Specialties

  • Hematology/Coagulation
  • Immunohematology
  • Laboratory Management

Research Interests

  • Pending laboratory tests at hospital discharge
  • Patient safety initiatives
  • Laboratory testing quality


  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)


Prior to taking the position of Department Chair at ASU, Dr. Walz was a lecturer in the CLS Program at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for more than five years. Before embarking on a career in CLS education, she worked as a hematology technologist at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center in Madison.

To enhance her skills in CLS, Dr. Walz completed both a Ph.D. and M.S. degree in Population Health Sciences, with a focus on health services research.

She serves on the ASCLS national committee on patient safety, and is most interested in research that revolves around how the clinical laboratory can influence and ensure patient safety.

Stacy Walz

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8596
F: (870) 972-2004


Building: Eugene W. Smith Hall
Room: 101A

Alternative Contact

Kathleen Lorance
P: (870) 680-8596
F: (870) 972-2004