Tiffany E. Channer, M.P.H. ‘13
Assistant Administrative Director of Laboratories and Quality Manager
White Plains Hospital
Tiffany Channer, MPH, MLS(ASCP)CM, is the assistant administrative director of Laboratories and quality manager at White Plains Hospital (WPH).
In April 2020, in the peak of SARS-CoV-2 (COVIV-19) pandemic, Channer seized the opportunity to join White Plains Hospital (WPH). The encountered culture was one of teamwork. While the Laboratory Administrative Director managed validations and supply chain challenges, Channer revitalized the laboratory Quality Management Program and assisted with the preparation of a successful AABB/CAP Blood Bank inspection. Channer’s resilience, diligence and knowledge, allowed her and the laboratory team to work tirelessly and ensure quality laboratory results are released.
Prior to joining WPH, Ms. Channer worked for 9 years at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, NY as lead medical technologist III/ safety officer, where she honed her skills in blood banking and transfusion medicine.
In Ms. Channer’s spare time, she supports her passion for community service, laboratory science, and public health by conducting presentations at local high schools, educating students on the importance of an education and correlating epidemiological theory and statistics into the clinical laboratory setting. Ms. Channer also served as American Society Clinical Pathology (ASCP) / President Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiative consultant in Swaziland, Africa. Additionally, she has served as the ASCP Chair for the Council of Laboratory Professionals, Patient Champion Advisory Board Member, and Career Ambassador.
Ms. Channer has received numerous awards and accolades for her work, including the 2011 Medical Laboratory Scientist of the year Award for the Transfusion Medicine Department at MSK, and the 2012 ASCP Regional Member Award for the Northeast region. In 2015 Ms. Channer was honored as one of ASCP’s TOP FIVE 40 under Forty future leaders of pathology and laboratory medicine. In 2016 she was awarded The Network Journal’s 40 under Forty achievement award. In 2019, Emerge Magazine featured Channer alongside her fellow Clinical Laboratory Scientist colleagues, as Outstanding Women in STEM.
Ms. Channer received her undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University, and her master’s in public health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Policy and Management and a graduate certification in Global Health from New York Medical College in May 2013.