Dr. Vincent S. Gallicchio has 42 years experience in academic medicine and research covering experimental hematology, immunology, and developmental therapeutics for human diseases such as AIDS and cancer. He has earned national and international respect and recognition for his efforts. In a first time study reporting on academic scholarly productivity in the Journal of Clinical Laboratory Science, Gallicchio was rated the number one academic biomedical laboratory science researcher in the United States. In addition to his passion for research, Gallicchio is equally passionate to teach, mentor and advise students. He has mentored many doctoral and post-doctoral students, dozens of master’s level students and hundreds of undergraduate students both foreign and domestic, many of whom are now esteemed researchers themselves at institutions such as: Oxford University, Eastern Kentucky University, University of Cincinnati, University of Florida, University of Kentucky, University of Limpopo (South Africa), Jewish and Mercy Hospitals in Cincinnati and major pharmaceutical companies such as Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson. As a board certified medical laboratory scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Gallicchio also serves as the Clinical Laboratory Director of the Lab Tree Clinical Biochemical Research Laboratory in Greenville, SC.
He also serves as a consultant to Minerals Resources International, Inc on matters related to the health benefits of trace elements; and is a consulting Vice-President of Technology Development for Conversion Laboratories, LLC, and West Columbia, SC. He has served on the faculty and academic staff at the Yale University School of Medicine, the University of Kentucky Medical Center, the University of Central Lancashire (England) and the University of Wolver hampton (England). He has served as President of Alpha Eta Honor Society, the International Society for Lithium Research, International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science and currently serves as Vice President of the Educational and Research Centers in Trace Elements program operated under the auspice of UNESCO.