About Dr. Nolte
Frederick (Rick) S. Nolte, Ph. D. is currently a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of Clinical Laboratories at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Nolte completed his B.S. degree in biology at the University of Cincinnati and his Ph.D. in medical microbiology at the Ohio State University. Dr. Nolte completed a postdoctoral fellowship in public health and medical laboratory microbiology at the University of Rochester. Prior to coming to MUSC in 2007 he was a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Emory University School of Medicine and Director of the Clinical Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostic, and Serology Laboratories, Emory Medical Laboratories. He is active in and held positions of responsibility in the American Society for Microbiology, Association for Molecular Pathology, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society for Clinical Pathology, and American Association for Clinical Chemistry. He has authored numerous book chapters, practice guidelines, and peer-reviewed publications in the areas of clinical microbiology and molecular diagnostics.