What is a Medical Laboratory Scientist?

Medical Laboratory ScientistMedical Laboratory Scientists (also known as medical technologists) are one of the most dynamic of all health care professionals. These medical specialists:

  • Are medical investigators.
  • Solve medical mysteries.
  • Perform laboratory tests on blood, and other body fluids.
  • Use complex, state-of-the-art instrumentation.
  • Use sophisticated microscopes and computers.
  • Have specialized knowledge.
  • Make decisions about the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Can work in a variety of career settings.
  • Can become a CSI (crime scene investigator).