OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Peoria, Illinois

General Information

Program Officials

Stephanie E. Wallace, MS, MLS(ASCP)
Program Director, School of Histotechnology/School of Clinical Laboratory Science
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S. University of St. Francis

Holly L. Sizemore-Means, HT(ASCP)
Education Coordinator, School of Histotechnology
A.S. Illinois Central College

Dr. Galen Kessler
Medical Director

Program Effectiveness

HT graduates from the School of Histotechnology at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center have achieved an 89% pass rate on the ASCP Board of Certification over the past ten year period. 

The HT program currently has a graduation rate of 97% over the past ten year period. The program attrition rate for the past 10 years is 3%.

Of those pursuing employment after graduation, 100% of the HT program graduates found employment in less than six months.  OSF Saint Francis has hired more than 42% of those graduates during the past 10 years.

Accreditation

The School maintains full accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL, 60018-5119, 847-939-3597, info@naacls.org.