Manager of Program Operations oversees the daily operations of the Gastrointestinal Biopsy Laboratory for the Division of Gastroenterology. This laboratory serves as a biopsy reference center for approximately 45 sites both local and international. My position manages operations for approximately 25 principal investigators, research coordinators and clinicians as well as directing and supervising a staff of approximately 8 technical employees who operate on a 13 hour, 5 days/week schedule. I m also responsible in managing billing for technical services rendered by both Biopsy lab and GI Division communication services. My primary responsibilities include establishing and implementing regulatory requirements for laboratory accreditation, providing health and safety guidelines and establishinb standards of training for technical staff.