Russ Albert has been named director of Laboratory Services at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals. He began his new role April 8. Albert will lead all inpatient and outpatient laboratory services for both hospitals and work closely with hospital pathologists and medical staff in providing quality care.

“Russ is a natural leader who always steps up to the plate,” said Patty Allen, Chief Financial Officer, HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals. “He blends strong leadership skills with strong lab operational knowledge, and we’re excited to have him in this role.”

Albert has served Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals for 18 years, most recently as the laboratory manager of both hospitals. He has a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science from Michigan Technological University, and has certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathology.

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