Faculty

Valerie Ng [M.D., PH.D.]

  • Titles : Professor of Clinical Laboratory Medicine Emeritus
  • Affiliations : Alameda County Medical Center/Highland General Hospital, Oakland, CA

Dr. Ng received her AB degree in physiology, cum laude, from the University of California, Berkeley, her PhD in molecular virology from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and her MD degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She took her specialty training in Laboratory Medicine at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. Her past positions have included Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine at UCSF, and Director of Laboratories at San Francisco General Hospital. She is currently Chair of Pathology and Director of the Clinical Laboratory at Alameda County Medical Center. She is past president of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists.

  • 2011: Physician of the Year, Alameda County Medical Center
  • 2013: Semi-finalist, “Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely” competition, Costs of Care, American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation
  • 2013: Outstanding speaker award, AACC
  • 2014: Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in Education, AACC No. California Section

  • Ng VL. Utilization Management in the Core Lab. Clinica Chimica Acta 2014;427;154-7.
  • Ng VL. Point-of-Care Glucose Meter Testing in 2014: Infection Prevention and Regulatory Challenges. JPOCT 2014;13(3):84-7.
  • Frazee BW, Enriquez K, Ng V, Alter H. Abnormal urinalysis results are common, regardless of specimen collection technique, in women without urinary tract infections. J Emergency Medicine 2015; 48(6):706-11.
  • Greninger A, Chorny I, Knowles S, Ng V, Chaturvedi V. Draft genome Sequences of the four NDM-1 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains from a healthcare facility in Northern California. GenomeA (genome announcements) 2015;3(3):421-15.

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