School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Medical Laboratory Science


Daniel Held, MHS, MLS (ASCP) SBB

Assistant Professor/Clinical Education Coordinator



Master of Health Sciences, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2011
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2000
Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1999

Courses Taught:

Clinical Immunohematology
Clinical Immunohematology Laboratory

Research Interests:

Cellular Therapy
Molecular Technology

Clinical Interests/Recent Publications/Expertise:

Development of methods and tools for improvement of student success 
Gunaldo, T., Held, D., and Zamjahn, J. Transforming Interprofessional Education Perceptions Through a Formative Program Evaluation Process. Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions, October, 2023.

Held, D. Suspected Transfusion Reaction in a patient with anti-Cra, South Central Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, April, 2015.

Professional Organizations:

Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB)
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
Louisiana Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (LSCLS)