• Disertantes

    Disertantes

Scott Shone, PhD, HCLD (ABB)

ShoneScott Shone is a senior research public health analyst and board-certified high-complexity clinical laboratory director trained in molecular microbiology and immunology. He has extensive experience in a state public health laboratory, including management of a high-throughput clinical screening program. Dr. Shone spent 9 years as the director of the newborn screening laboratory for the State of New Jersey. During his tenure, the program expanded screening from 20 to 55 disorders, upgraded the laboratory’s information management system, installed and validated multiple pieces of new equipment, expanded molecular testing, increased efficiency and reduced costs thorough implementation of LEAN processes, and maintained essential services during multiple states of emergency. Currently, in the Center for Newborn Screening, Ethics, and Disability Studies at RTI International, Dr. Shone directs the Center’s clinical laboratory services, provides regulatory compliance oversight, and leads the information technology and data quality assurance activities for Early Check, a statewide voluntary expanded newborn screening program. He is also working to develop private-public partnerships to implement different models of technical assistance throughout the newborn screening system. Dr. Shone is an appointed member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children.