Aaron K. Odegard, MS, MLS (ASCP) SM CM, is laboratory quality coordinator at Baptist Health Jacksonville. He also serves as an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He received his master’s degree in biomedical sciences—molecular pharmacology and experimental therapeutics from the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He is passionate about medical laboratory science and serves as the immediate past chair of the ASCP Council of Laboratory Professionals. He enjoys educating the public, students, and professionals on the topics of leadership, mentorship, and medical laboratory science through many platforms including: classrooms, local and regional meetings, and social media.