Meet the Laboratory Staff

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Laboratory

Sue Brokken

Sue Brokken, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Hing Chung CLS

Hing Chung, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Hing Chung joined the UHS Laboratory team in 2020. Prior to joining UHS, Hing was working in a toxicology laboratory. He received his BS in Chemistry from UC Berkeley and enjoys traveling and jogging.

Additional Languages: Cantonese

Maria DeSousa

Maria DeSousa, JD, MPA, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Maria DeSousa joined the UHS Laboratory team in 2018. She received her BS from California State University, Sacramento, her MPA from the University of San Francisco, and her JD from Lincoln Law School. Maria also works for the Sonoma Developmental Center, a facility near Glen Ellen that caters to individuals with developmental disabilities. Additionally, Maria is an associate assistant professor at Dominican University of California in San Rafael. She has a special clinical interest in understanding the root cause of disease. Maria enjoys hiking, walking, listening to music, and traveling. 
Jody Gordon

Jody Gordon, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Jody Gordon joined the UHS Laboratory team in 2016. She previously worked as a phlebotomist/lab technician at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center. Jody enjoys hiking with family and friends, camping, and spending time outdoors.
Laurra Hin

Laurra Hin, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Lisa Martell

Lisa Martell, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Alina CLS

Alina Minikhanova, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Alina Minikhanova joined UHS in 2020 as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Prior to joining UHS, she was a CLS at Sutter Health and for other hospitals throughout the Bay Area. Alina received her BS in Medical Laboratory Science from West Virginia University School of Medicine. She is ASCP board certified. Alina enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling.

Additional Languages: Russian

Chevy Smith

Chevy Smith

Laboratory Assistant

Holly Stern

Holly Stern, CLS

Laboratory Manager

Shayna Thomas

Shayna Thomas

Laboratory Assistant