Meet the Laboratory Staff

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

Jody Gordon

Jody Gordon

Laboratory Assistant

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.
Abbey Hartland CLS

Abbey Hartland, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Abbey joined the UHS Laboratory team in 2021. She previously worked at UCSF Mission Bay’s hematology lab tracking leukemias and red cell disorders. Abbey received her BS in Molecular/Cell Biology from Humboldt State and she wears her summa cum designation with pride. She enjoys writing about science, dancing ballet, and spending time with her boyfriend army.
Lisa Martell

Lisa Martell, CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Lisa Argento Martell joined the UHS Laboratory team in 2017. She's worked in various roles throughout her career as a clinical laboratory scientist. While living outside of Philadelphia, Lisa did high throughput screening for anti-viral compounds. Seeking a warmer environment, she moved to the Bay Area in 2003. At that point, Lisa worked as a senior scientist in biotech doing antibody assay development and validation including a neutralizing antibody assay for which she holds a patent. She then went to UCSF to help establish a clinical lab for solid tumor molecular testing. Her hobbies include hiking and travel.
Chevy Smith

Chevy Smith

Laboratory Assistant

UHS Laboratory Assistant Chevy received her medical assistant certificate and fast response CPT 1 at Merritt College. She enjoys baking, sewing, working on DIY projects, and hanging out with friends and family. 
Shayna Thomas

Shayna Thomas

Laboratory Assistant