Michael A. McLean, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB)

Michael A. McLean, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB)

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Michael A. McLean, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB)
Clinical Lab Director

Dr. Michael A. McLean, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB) 

Dr. Michael Andrew McLean was conferred a B.Sc. in Biology and Chemistry and both M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Dietetics and Nutrition from the College of Public Health and Social Work from Florida International University (FIU).  He is an Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and City College, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  

Dr. McLean has more than 34 years of wide ranging experience in laboratory medicine and technology, with experience in the laboratory specialties of clinical chemistry, immunohematology, hematology, microbiology, and serology. In addition to laboratory supervision and management responsibilities, he also has experience in laboratory accreditation process under the guidelines of COLA, Inc., a premier clinical laboratory accreditation organization.

Dr. McLean has amassed several years of experience in organizing, developing, designing, and conducting scientific research and has authored and/or co-authored several peer-reviewed scientific journal publications and/or abstracts. Dr. McLean was selected as an Abstract Reviewer for ASN’s Scientific Sessions at EB2017 and a manuscript reviewer for publication in PLOS journal. He is certified as a High-Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD) by examination, academic achievements and professional experience by the American Board of Bioanalysis and currently serves as the Laboratory Director of Oxford Biomedical Technologies.

Contact information: Dr.McLean@nowleap.com
Phone: 561-848-7111 x703

 

Memberships:
  • American Association of Bio-Analysts (AAB)
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • American Society of Nutrition (ASN)
  • Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (FBCLP)
Professional Skills and Experience:
  • Clinical Laboratory Director/Supervisor/Manager
    • Immunology/Serology, Hematology, Chemistry, Bacteriology, and Virology
  • Research and Development
    • Clinical Trials
  • Regulatory Compliance, Method Validation and Accreditation Certification
Education:
  • Ph.D. specialized in Dietetics and Nutrition. Florida International University.
  • M.Sc. specialized in Dietetics and Nutrition. Florida International University.
  • B.Sc. specialized in Biochemistry. Florida International University.
  • A.A. specialized in Pre-Medicine. Broward College.
Certifications/Memberships:
  • American Association of Bioanalysts.(AAB)
    • High-complexity Clinical Lab Director
    • Certification# 20131333
  • Florida Department of Health
    • Clinical Laboratory Director
    • License# DI30195
  • Florida Board of Registry.
    • Clinical Laboratory Supervisor (Serology, Hematology)
    • License#: SU30195
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology.
    • Clinical Laboratory Technologist (Hematology)
    • License#: 04110338
  • American Board of Bioanalysis
    • Director Member
    • Member# 20131333
  • American Society of Nutrition (ASN)
    • Membership# 28655
Teaching Experience:
  • City College (2015 – Present)
    • Adjunct Professor – Dietetics and Nutrition
      • Developed syllabus and overall course structure
    • Palm Beach State College (2017 – Present)
      • Adjunct Professor – Elements of Nutrition
        • Developed syllabus and overall course structure
Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts:
  1. Zarini GG, Masters J, McLean MA, Strobel CT. Clinical and Anthropometric Improvements with a Tailored Dietary Approach in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease. Altern Ther Health Med. 2021 Jun;27(S1):190-194.
  2. Linke S, Zarini G, McLean M. Personalized Dietary Approach for Rhinitis and Sinusitis. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Volume 121, Issue 9, A28. Published in issue: September 2021.
  3. Linke S, Zarini G, McLean M, Hogan J, Hogan P, Patenaude J. Tailored Dietary Approach for Individuals with Migraine. Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_2, June 2021, Page 849.
  4. Patenaude J, Zarini G, McLean M, Linke S. Effectiveness of a Tailored Dietary Program in Subjects with Fibromyalgia. Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_2, June 2021, Page 856.
  5. Zarini GG, Exebio J, Vaccaro JA, McLean M, Ajabshir S, Huffman FG. Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Blood Pressure in Hispanics with Type 2 Diabetes. FASEB J. 2017 31:961.12.
  6. Zarini GG, McLean M, Vaccaro J, Exebio J, Ajabshir S, Huffman FG. Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Telomerase Activity in Hispanics with Type 2 Diabetes. FASEB J. 2016 30:1156.1.
  7. Ajabshir, S., Exebio, J. C., Zarini, G. G., Nayer, A., McLean, M., Shaban, L., and Huffman, F. G. (2014). Skin color and self-reported sun exposure scores are associated with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in a multi-ethnic population living in South Florida. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, 4(34):5312-5323.
  8. Huffman F, Frade T, Mclean M, Zarini G, Exebio J, Antwi J, Ajabshir S, Vaccaro J. Association between ghrelin and triglyceride levels in Blacks with and without type 2 diabetes. FASEB J. 2014; 28:1029.5.
  9. Zarini GG, Shaban L, Exebio JC, McLean M, Huffman FG. Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D and adiponectin levels in Blacks. The FASEB J. 2013; 27: 841.4.
  10. Cuervo J, Zarini GG, Exebio JC, McLean M, Huffman FG. Hypertension, glycemic control and microalbuminuria in Haitian Americans and African Americans. FASEB J. 2012 26:876.3.
  11. Huffman, F. G., Knight-Sepulveda, K., McLean, M., Vaccaro, J., Zarini, G. G. (2010). Serum adiponectin, ghrelin and metabolic syndrome, and diabetes status in Cuban Americans. International Journal of Health Research, 3(2)93-103.
Published Abstracts:
  1. Linke S, Zarini G, McLean M, Hogan J, Hogan P, Patenaude J. Tailored Dietary Approach for Individuals with Migraine. Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_2, June 2021, Page 849, https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzab047_012
  2. Patenaude J, Zarini G, McLean M, Linke S. Effectiveness of a Tailored Dietary Program in Subjects with Fibromyalgia. Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 5, Issue Supplement_2, June 2021, Page 856, https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzab047_019 CURRICULUM VITAE Dr. Michael McLean
Poster Presentations/Conferences:
  1. Linke S, Patenaude J, Zarini GG, McLean MA. Tailored Dietary Approach to Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Lifestyle Medicine Conference. Virtual, October 2020.
  2. Linke S, Zarini GG, McLean MA. Personalized Dietary Approach for Rhinitis and Sinusitis. Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE®), 2021. Accepted.
  3. Zarini GG, McLean MA, Ondreyka J. Tailored Dietary Approach for Inflammatory Skin Disorders. FASEB Conference: The Nutrition, Immunity, and Inflammation Conference: From Model Systems to Human Trials – VIRTUAL, 2021. In preparation.
  4. Zarini GG, McLean M. Personalized Dietary Management for Individuals with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 2021. In preparation.
Dissertation/Thesis
  1. McLean M. (2014).  The Relationship Among Serum Levels of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase and Mitochondrial DNA 8-Hydroxy-2’-Deoxyguanosine, And Dietary Antioxidants Intake in Type 2 Diabetes.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Florida International University, Miami, Florida.