Rod Hale, MS
Rod is an Account Executive with VRL-Eurofins. He graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology. In 1997 he earned his Masters of Science in Medical and Molecular Genetics from Indiana University. He has 20 years of experience in the Human Cell & Tissue Product (HCT/P) industry. The first 12 years were spent at Laboratories At Bonfils, (which became LABS, Inc.). Rod performed various immunological and molecular tests for the screening of eye, tissue, organ, and other transplant donors, eventually becoming the manager of the Infectious Disease department, where he successfully implemented and oversaw the testing logistics that enabled the small regional lab to achieve nationwide growth. In 2010 he helped start-up the human-screening division of VRL, which has recently merged with LABS, Inc. to become the leader in HCT/P screening.