Meet the Danner Team

Medical Director

Nancy Barr, MD
Medical Director, USA
  • MD with 35 years’ experience in Cytology, Pathology and Immunohistochemistry
  • Career experience includes LabCorp and served as Lab Director at several laboratories in Southern California over a 25 year span
  • Teaching responsibilities include LAC+USC Medical Center and USC School of Medicine
  • CAP Inspector for College of American Pathologists
Eric Eckbo, MD
Medical Director, Canada
  • MD specialized in medical microbiology and infectious control
  • Current Medical Microbiologist & Infection Control Physician at the Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC

Testing Specialties

Douglas E. Danner, CT (ASCP)
Cytotechnology Supervisor, USA
  • Founder and Cytology Supervisor of Danner Laboratory with over 54 years’ experience as a Cytotechnologist
  • Serves as a consultant and professional resource for doctors and laboratory professionals nationwide
Dr. Yin-Peng Chen
Molecular Diagnostic Specialist, USA
  • PhD in Molecular & Cellular Biology & Pathology
  • Over 30 years of R&D, diagnostics, and molecular in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) development experience
  • Career experience includes R&D positions with industry leaders namely Clinical MicroSensors, Focus Diagnostics, Quest Diagnostics, & GenMark
  • Specializes in assay development including real-time PCR to detect viruses and bacteria

Quality Control and Regulatory Affairs

Miruna Bala, Peng, PMP
Quality System and Regulatory Affairs, Canada
  • Certified College of American Pathologist (CAP) and British Standards Institution ISO lead auditor
  • Current Head, Quality Systems of BC Cancer Agency
  • Over 20 years of Quality Management System experience

Diagnostic Lab Technologists

Marian Sevilleja, MLS (ASCP)
Medical Technologist, USA
  • Licensed medical lab technologist trained in hospitals and medical labs
  • Career experience include positions with Labcorp, Patient First, and Inova Alexandria Hospital
Josef Gaviola, MLT (CMLS)
Lab Manager & Senior Technologist, Canada
  • Licensed senior medical lab technologist trained in Lifelabs
  • Career experience include positions with Lifelabs, Royal Columbia Hospital, and CARO Analytical Services
Helen Wong, MLT (CMLS)
Senior Technologist, Canada
  • Licensed medical lab technologist
  • Career experience include positions with Lifelabs and Advanced Care Specialty Pharmacy
Gabriel S. Morales, MLT (CMLS)
Technologist, Canada
  • Licenced medical lab technologist
  • Career experience include positions with Lifelabs, Richmond Hospital and Whitecap