About iSpecimen

Dawn Michelle

Senior Director of Supply Operations

Dawn and her team manage all aspects of supply operations at iSpecimen, from understanding researcher requirements through fulfillment, working closely with iSpecimen’s network of partner laboratories and biorepositories.

Dawn and her team are responsible for implementing iSpecimen’s technology at partner sites, ensuring each supplier’s data is properly harmonized to industry standards, and optimizing iSpecimen-related operations to run efficiently at each site.

Dawn has over 25 years of clinical laboratory management experience with an emphasis in regulatory oversight. Dawn was formerly the Director of Operations for the Partners Biorepository for Medical Discovery, where she was responsible for providing the Partners research community with a repository and related services to support clinical, translational, and basic science research programs. Prior to that she managed the implementation of a new laboratory information system for the blood transfusion service at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She received a BS in Clinical Laboratory Science from Georgia State University earning MT(ASCP) certification. Later, she earned a Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) certification. She holds an MS in Computer Information Systems from Boston University.