Alan H.B. Wu, PhD

Alan H.B. Wu, Ph.D., is Chief of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology at San Francisco General Hospital Professor of Lab Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.  He received B.S. degrees in chemistry and biology at Purdue University and a Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry at the University of Illinois.  He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical chemistry at Hartford Hospital.  He is certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicological Chemistry. His research interests include clinical toxicology, cardiac biomarkers, and point-of-care testing.  Dr. Wu has over 500 publications in peer-reviewed journals.  He has also written eight paperback books consisting of short stories designed to promote the value of the clinical laboratory to the general public.