Allison Chambliss, PhD, DABCC, FADLM


Chambliss, Allison

Contact Information
Allison Chambliss, PhD, DABCC, FADLM
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Email: [email protected]

Academic Title
Associate Clinical Professor,
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Expertise
Clinical Chemistry, Laboratory Stewardship

PhD, Johns Hopkins University
BS, Virginia Tech

Clinical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Board Certifications
Clinical Chemistry, American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC)

Dr. Allison Chambliss is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA. She serves as the Director of Laboratory Stewardship, with a focus on optimizing the value of laboratory services provided by UCLA Health. In this role, she leads a laboratory stewardship program to support various laboratory, department, hospital and health system initiatives and strategic goals. She is also a member of the Department’s Clinical Chemistry section, providing clinical service and trainee education.

Dr. Chambliss received her PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and completed her Clinical Chemistry Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and a fellow of the Academy of Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine. She is licensed by the State of California as a Clinical Chemist laboratory director. Prior to joining UCLA, Dr. Chambliss spent six years as the Director of Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing at LAC+USC Medical Center, with an academic appointment in the Department of Pathology at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Chambliss serves on national committees for the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM), the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the PLUGS (Patient-centered Laboratory Utilization Guidance Services) laboratory stewardship collaborative. She was named as an American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) “40 Under Forty” Top Six honoree in 2021. She holds editorial positions with The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine and Clinica Chimica Acta. Her research interests include general clinical chemistry, laboratory stewardship and quality, and sepsis biomarkers.