In 2006, the College of American Pathologists established the CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs Service Award to recognize an individual serving within the ranks of the Council on Scientific Affairs who has demonstrated exceptional service.
Christina M. Wojewoda, MD, FCAP
Daniel D. Rhoads, MD, FCAP
The College of American Pathologists honors Christina M. Wojewoda, MD, FCAP, and Daniel D. Rhoads, MD, FCAP, with the 2021 CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs Service Award for their outstanding contributions to the CAP’s laboratory improvement programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Their combined efforts helped the CAP offer COVID-19 proficiency testing programs in record time to ensure laboratory accuracy and patient safety. In addition to their continuous help with other committee-related responsibilities, Dr. Rhoads and Dr. Wojewoda generously offered their time to the CAP through their involvement with multiple webinars, podcasts, and media briefings on many diverse areas of molecular and antigen testing for SARS-CoV-2.
They have diligently contributed to the CAP COVID-19 webpage to keep information current in an ever-changing environment. Their combined efforts helped the CAP disseminate important information to laboratories during a crucial time.
Dr. Wojewoda is a pathologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center and an associate professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, Vermont.
Dr. Rhoads is the section head of microbiology at the Cleveland Clinic.