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Kathleen David, MT (ASCP)
Tri Core Reference Labs

Vice President:
Charlie Bismark, MT(ASCP) CPP, Intermountain Healthcare

Katie (Katherine) Alsup
TriCore Reference Labs

Ashlee Tezak
Tricore Reference Labs

Board Members

Peggy Mann M.S. MT (ASCP) CPP, University of Texas Medical Branch

Steven Lee, MT(ASCP)
Parkland Hospital

Sid Strey

2022 Annual Meeting

The Southwest Regional POC Group Annual Meeting is pleased to announce that our 20th Anniversary will be held...

November 3-4, 2022
Embassy Suites by Hilton
Albuquerque, NM

Confirmed Speakers

Jean Ball,
Norman Moore, Abbott Infectious Disease division Monique Dodd, Tricore Reference Lab Kathleen David, Tricore Reference Lab
RSVP Today: Click on image below Room reservations:



We seek your company’s support for our face-to-face meeting after two years of resorting to virtual meetings to continue our tradition in a safe manner.  The support of vendors has made the past SWRPOCG’s annual meeting a huge success and has been an opportunity many Point of Care and Laboratory professionals look forward to attending.  

This year’s meeting is extra special as it is our 20th year anniversary!  Time to celebrate!   Your contribution to SWRPOCG’s 20th year anniversary meeting November 3-4, 2022, in Albuquerque, New Mexico will enable us to continue this tradition.

SWRPOCG is a not for profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization that relies on your contributions to provide affordable educational and networking opportunities to individuals involved in the oversight of point of care testing.  Your contribution this year will allow your company to participate in the vendor exhibits.  This includes: 

  • Separate vendor area set aside from the meeting space. 
  • Dedicated exhibit time for participants along with prize drawings for participants who visit vendors.  Limited spots are available with power connections if those will be needed for your display items. 
  • Display table and draping. 
  • Dinner on Thursday night with the SWRPOCG members for one vendor per company, additional dinners available for a fee 

Your contributions are greatly appreciated and will be recognized on this webpage at and in our meeting agenda. 

Sponsorship Levels:

Sustainers $3,000 or more 
Benefactors $2,000 to $2,999 
Sponsors $1,000 to $1,999 
Donors $500 to $999 
Contributors $250 to $499 

Click here or on the image to right to submit your Vendor Registsation form. In addition, other sponsorship opportunities are available.   

If you are able to come forward as a sponsor, please fill out this form and scan to the email address listed on the form. 

Please contact me should you have any questions.  We’re looking forward to seeing you in November! 

Kathleen David, President 

Group Mission: Point of Care patient testing is the largest expanding laboratory activity in the industry today.  Patients and providers have access to laboratory testing results with short turn around time.  Although these tests are simple, they must be accurate to assure quality patient care.  Educational opportunities for individuals responsible for the administration of Point of Care Testing are limited in the Southwest. With the Southwestern region of the United States serving a large geographical and culturally diverse area, it is our goal to help provide education and networking resources for point of care coordinators and others associated with the point of care industry.   Our goal is to enhance point of care for the patient through education and networking.  Return to Home Page • Last updated:  09/2/2020

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