2019 AACC Academy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in a Selected Area of Research
Dr. Adeli is division head of clinical biochemistry at the Hospital for Sick Children, vice-chair of laboratory medicine at the University of Toronto, and a senior scientist in molecular medicine at the Research Institute in Toronto, Canada. He has made many original and significant contributions to the field of pediatric reference intervals. He is the principal investigator of the CALIPER (Canadian Laboratory Initiative in Pediatric Reference Intervals) Project, which has had a global impact by closing the evidence gap in pediatric reference intervals for biochemical markers. His basic and clinical laboratory research has led to the publication of more than 500 articles and abstracts. Dr. Adeli has made extensive national and international contributions over the past 30 years to clinical laboratory service and education. He served as president of the Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry, on the board of directors of the AACC Academy, as chair of the board of directors of the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, and as chair of the scientific committee of the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC). He is the editor-in-chief of Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences and was formerly the editor-in-chief of Clinical Biochemistry. Dr. Adeli has received several service and research awards, including an award for outstanding contributions to the AACC Pediatric-Maternal-Fetal Division; several AACC outstanding speaker awards; and CSCC awards for innovation in laboratory medicine, outstanding contributions to the profession of clinical chemistry, and outstanding contributions to the profession of clinical biochemistry.