We welcome newly appointed Assistant Clinical Professor Bruce Blanchard to the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Before coming to UConn, he worked in the clinical laboratory at Hartford Hospital as a supervisor and educator. Blanchard specializes in the fields of laboratory science, with an emphasis on hematology, transfusion services and urinalysis/body fluids. Specifically, his primary research interest includes studying myelodysplastic syndromes with a focus on diagnosis, prognosis and disease progression, using cytogenetic and molecular techniques. Bruce received his PhD from the University of Connecticut in 2006.