Rodney S. Markin, MD, PhD | Director

Dr. Rodney S. Markin is currently Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Development and Chief Technology Officer at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a Professor of Pathology and Microbiology; David T. Purtilo Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Microbiology, Courtesy Professor of Surgery and Courtesy Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Markin’s professional and academic research interests have focused on clinical laboratory automation, which include but are not limited to, robotics, information systems, medical utilization management and outcomes optimization.

Dr. Markin received his Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry with a minor in mathematics and physics from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1977; his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.-biochemistry) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1980; his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha) in 1983. Dr. Markin completed his residency in pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Markin is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Dr. Markin founded LAB-InterLink, a spin-out of the University of Nebraska Medical Center that provided products for hospital-based laboratory automation systems.