“She has pioneered the implementation of cutting-edge and novel testing strategies and algorithms. For example she created the first hands-off automated robotic laboratory in 2001. Dr. Uettwiller-Geiger has an unrelenting passion for innovation and patient safety, regularly sacrificing her own time for the sake of the clinic. The results of her work have increased laboratory efficiency—improving patient care and safety and optimizing the quality, speed, and accuracy of patient test results.”
Dr. Uettwiller-Geiger has been widely recognized for her achievements. In 2010, she received the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry Distinguished Abstract Award, the AACC Management Sciences Abstract Award for Outstanding Project, and the Brookhaven Town’s Women’s Recognition Award for Science. In 2015, she received the ICE Award (Increasing Clinical Effectiveness) from the Clinical Laboratory Management Association for her efforts to decrease hospital acquired infections.
Dr. Uettwiller-Geiger has also authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, many of which involve work she conducted as a principal investigator , where she has assisted several in-vitro diagnostic manufacturers with clinical trials. Her FDA-reviewed contributions have helped bring new advancements to market and new hope to patients.
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About Mather Hospital
Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather is the only Hospital on Long Island to receive the top “A” rating for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in the latest rating period. Mather also was ranked 21st out of almost 250 hospitals in New York State in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals rankings. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.