12427-Frain, Barbara

Barbara M. Frain, MS

Director of Clinical Cytotechnology

IU Health Pathology Laboratory
350 W 11th Street, Room 6002

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Barbara joined the Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as faculty inĀ 1999 . She has provided service to her profession on the state and national levels, recently completing a 6 year term as a member of the ASCP Board of Certification Exam committee. Barbara has served as a site visitor on several occasions, as well as serving on committees for local and national organizations. She has given numerous professional lectures and workshops at local, state, and national events.

One of her most rewarding recent experiences (May-June 2014) was being selected as one of a team to travel to Botswana, Africa and help screen a backlog of Pap smears.

In March 2016 she spent a week in Peru screening for cervical cancer in a high risk population.

Key Publications

Titles & Appointments

  • Director of Clinical Cytotechnology
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Cytotechnology
  • Program Director
  • Education
    1993 MS Indiana University
    1986 BS Indiana University
  • Research

    Gynecologic cytology, Fine needle aspiration

  • Professional Organizations
    American Society for Clinical Pathology
    American Society for Cytotechnology
    Cytology Society of Indiana
  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2022-05-01
    Org: ASCP Board of Certification
    Desc: 2015 Board of Governors Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2015-07-01
    Org: American Society for Cytotechnology
    Desc: Allen Award for Excellence in Writing
    Scope: National
    Date: 2008-04-01

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