EPL Announces New Director and Manager of Operations


EPL is pleased to announce a new Director of North Carolina Operations and Manager of Operations for the Virginia laboratory.

Dr. Tom Steinbach has been named EPL’s Director of North Carolina Operations. Dr. Steinbach is a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his anatomic pathology training during a residency at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He was certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in 2005 and the American Board of Toxicology in 2013; Dr. Steinbach joined EPL in 2006 as a consultant pathologist and as a full time veterinary pathologist in 2012 after serving as Director of Pathology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. His areas of expertise are electron microscopy, nanotoxicology, reproductive toxicology, swine pathology, and sand rat pathology.

As Director of EPL’s North Carolina laboratory, Dr. Steinbach will be responsible for the management of all laboratory operations conducted in the North Carolina facility, including all work performed for government and commercial clients. This includes EPL’s largest government contracts with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), for which EPL provides Pathology Quality Assurance to the National Toxicology Program (NTP) and the operation and maintenance of the NTP Archives and NIEHS BioRepository.

Ms. Kristi Larson has been named the Manager of Operations for EPL’s Virginia Laboratory. Ms Larson earned a BS degree from George Mason University and she joined EPL in 1989. Ms. Larson has worked in several positions at EPL which has allowed her to gain insight into the EPL’s operations. As Manager for Virginia Operations, she will now be responsible for upholding adequate production, high quality and timely completion of projects, maintaining adequate staffing, reviewing requests for equipment, aiding client services and marketing efforts, and ensuring seamless service to our clients. Ms. Larson will continue to schedule histopathology projects and assist with the setup of peer review databases.

Congratulations to Dr. Steinbach and Ms. Larson!!

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