Hennepin County Medical Center



Hennepin County Medical Center
701 Park Ave
Clinical Laboratories P4
Minneapolis MN 55415


Fred S Apple PhD, DABCC
Telephone: (612) 873-2990
Fax: (612) 904-4229
E-mail: fred.apple@hcmed.org

Faculty and Research Interests

Fred Apple PhD Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers;
Pharmacogenomics, Forensic Toxicology, Mass Spectrometry
Glen Hansen PhD Molecular Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases
Brad Linzie MD Serum Proteins Oncology, LIS Data Mining
David Stuart MD Endocrinology, Thyroid
Jim Fink MD, PhD Cytogenetics, Genotyping

Program Listing

Level(s) of training: Postdoctoral
Number of position available per year: 1 available every 2 years
Duration of program: 2 years
Approximate annual salary or stipend: PGY-1 Resident Salary Stipend
Source of funding: Education grants
Current number of trainees: 1
Number of past graduates: 4 (under previous program)

Application Procedures


PhD or MD


Submit letter of interest, CV, and 3 letters of reference; interview required


Applications accepted September through April of year preceding the July start date.

Program Description

The fellowship program in clinical chemistry combines training in the analytical, clinical, regulatory and administrative aspects of clinical chemistry, toxicology and molecular diagnostics with applied research experience. The training is designed to prepare the candidate for a career in academic laboratory medicine or clinical practice, industry, or private reference laboratory practice by providing a foundation to apply to future developments in clinical pathology as well as current practice. The training program is organized in the laboratories and clinics of Hennepin County Medical Center. Extensive training is forensic toxicology in cooperation with Medical Examiner cases is included. The training faculty includes 5 individuals of varied backgrounds and interests. The integrated research experience is generally in the laboratories of Dr. Apple or Dr. Hansen. The period of the fellowship is two years