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Utah Public Health Laboratory

Contact Us

Main Contact
(801) 965-2400 or
Robyn Atkinson-Dunn, PhD Director
Brent H. Curtis Assistant Director
Hollie Hatch Administrative Secretary
Nancy Arbon Customer Service Manager
Preston Freitas Sr. Health Informaticist - IT
Robert Paul Financial Manager
Angel Ames Finance
Lisa Dupray Purchasing Technician
Chemical and Environmental Services Laboratory
  • General Inquiries: (801) 965-2400
  • Specific Questions: Contact Section Managers

Quality Assurance Section

Alia Rauf Quality Assurance Manager

Environmental (Water) Microbiology Section

Kyle Ashby, Ph.D. Manager
Othman Jaber Microbiologist/Chemist

Inorganic Chemistry & Metals Section

Ed Harrison Manager

Inorganic Chemistry Section

Metals Section

Boyd Nielson Chemist Robert Lo, M.S. Chemist
Keith Henderson Chemist Dave Schoettmer Chemist
Omar Mullahkel Chemist    
Stephanie Ryder Chemist    

Organic Section

Kyle Ashby, Ph.D. Manager
Dave Fredrickson Chemist
Nick Oman Chemist
Jill Jones Chemist
Max Patterson Chemist

Chemical Threat Section

Rita Cheng, Ph.D. CT Coordinator/Chemist
Merril Chipman Chemist
Jackie Patell Chemist
Newborn Screening Laboratory
Andy Rohrwasser, PhD, MBA Newborn Screening Director
Robyn Weaver Microbiologist
Paul Ince Microbiologist
Tony Gaglio Microbiologist
Erinn Hardin Microbiologist
Katelyn Logerquist Microbiologist
Infectious Diseases Laboratory

Quality Assurance Section

Quality Assurance Manager

Immunology & Virology Laboratory

Michelle Mendenhall, M.S. Section Manager
Kelly Holmes Microbiologist
Sincere Jackson Microbiologist
Amanda Delgado Microbiologist

Bacteriology, Tuberculosis, Food Bacteriology Laboratory

Chad Campbell Section Manager
Stephanie McGee Microbiologist
Lori Smith, MT(ASCP) Microbiologist

Molecular Laboratory

Kim Christensen Section Manager
Jenni Wagner Microbiologist
Annette Atkinson Microbiologist
Teri Bills Microbiologist
Jackie McGee Lab Technician
Forensic Toxicology Laboratory

General email addresss



Matt Slawson Chief Forensic Scientist
Marcel Bibeault Forensic Scientist Manager
Tiffany Berardi Forensic Scientist Manager

Quality Assurance

Deki Kelsang Forensic Scientist/ Quality Assurance Manager

Outreach and Training

Nghia Nguyen Forensic Scientist/ Outreach Coordinator
Tian Liang-Grosshans Forensic Scientist/ Training Coordinator

Instrument Leads

R. Russell Shamo Instrument Maintenance Lead/ Forensic Scientist

Evidence Accessioning

Alyssa Gulrajani Evidence Technician
Mary Laird Evidence Technician

Lab Certification

Environmental Laboratory Certification

Utah Public Health Laboratory
4431 South 2700 West
Taylorsville UT 84129-8600
FAX: (801) 965-2544
Kristin Brown Program Manager
Robert Aullman Certification Officer

Clinical Laboratory Certification

Utah Public Health Laboratory
4431 South 2700 West
Taylorsville, Utah 84129-8600
FAX: (801) 965-2544
Jan Case Program Manager
Dianne Whitlock Certification Officer
Sample Receiving

Utah Public Health Laboratory
4431 South 2700 West
Taylorsville, Utah 84129-8600
FAX: (801) 965-3238
Anjalynn MitchellSection Manager
David Dick Environmental Sample Receiving Team Lead