William J. Korzun, Ph.D., DABCC, MT(ASCP)

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  • Associate Professor Clinical Chemistry - Instrumentation
  • Email: wjkorzun@vcu.edu
Faculty Bio:

Dr. Korzun has been involved in clinical laboratory science for over 35 years as a student, technologist, Clinical Chemist, and educator. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Biology from Rutgers University, a Certificate in Medical Technology from the Hospital Center at Orange. NJ, his Masters Degree in Medical Technology from Temple University, and his Doctorate in Pathology/Clinical Chemistry from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Korzun is active in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and the Richmond Society of Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
Research Projects:

Direct methods for measuring HDL and LDL cholesterol and applications of measuring salivary amylase.
Recent Publications:

Miller WG, Myers GL, Sakurabayashi I, Bachmann LM, Caudill SP, Dziekonski A, Edwards S, Kimberly MM, Korzun WJ, Leary ET, Nakjima K, Nakamura M, Nilsson G, Shamburek RD, Vetrovec GW, Warnick GR, and Remaley AT. Seven Direct Methods for Measuring HDL and LDL Cholesterol Compared to Ultracentrifugation Reference Measurement Procedures. Clinical Chemistry2010;56(6):977-986.

van Deventer HE, Miller WG, Myers GL, Sakurabayashi I, Bachmann LM, Caudill SP, Dziekonski A, Edwards S, Kimberly MM, Korzun WJ, Leary ET, Nakajima K, Nakamura M, Shamburek RD, Vetrovec GW, Warnick GR, and Remaley AT. Non-HDL Cholesterol shows improved accuracy for cardiovascular risk score classification compared to direct or calculated LDL Cholesterol in a dyslipidemic population. Clinical Chemistry 2011;57(3):490-501.