Surveyors: Consistent, Knowledgeable & Dedicated

COLA Inc.’s surveyors know their way around a lab bench because they are laboratory experts themselves. Each surveyor for COLA Inc. is a medical technologist, with all having at least six years of laboratory experience and most with at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline.

Our surveyors possess years of laboratory experience which enables them to communicate effectively to a variety of laboratories regardless of setting or complexity. They have a thorough understanding of the laboratory culture, the importance of adhering to best practices, and processes that ensure quality.

Teresa Black

Surveys Team Leader
Project Management and over 30 years supervisory and bench experience.
  • Base Location: Jonesborough, TN
  • Regions: FL, TN, GA, VA, KY, NC
  • Education:BS, BHS, MT(ASCP)

Gillian Terracina

Surveyor Team Leader
Ten years as chemistry technologist and education coordinator at Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Five years as a medical technologist at Sea World in San Antonio, Texas. Five years as Asst. Lab Director and Lab Director for Healthcare Discoveries in San Antonio, TX.
  • Base Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Regions: TX, NM
  • Education: B.A. from Southern Illinois University, Medical Technology degree from Jewish Hospital of St. Louis School of Medical Technology

Felicia Hill Davis

Worked as the blood bank and general laboratory supervisor at Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville, TX for more than 20 years. Prior worked as a lead technologist at Brentwood Medical Center in Cleveland, OH and a blood bank supervisor at Damon Clinical Laboratories in Penndel, PA. Felicia earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University Commerce and graduated from the Specialist in Blood Banking Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
  • Base Location: Greenville, TX
  • Regions: TX
  • Education:BS, MT(ASCP)SBB

Judy Dixon

COLA Inc. Quality Surveyor
Over 20 years as a generalist in hospital labs in West Virginia and South Carolina. Concentrated in Microbiology and Blood Bank areas.
  • Base Location: South Carolina
  • Regions: SC, NC
  • Education: BS in Biology and Medical Technology

Cherri Gregoire

More than 22 years experience in Clinical Laboratory as a Generalist, QA Coordinator, and Technical Supervisor of two hospitals in Baton Rouge, LA. Cherri also has experience in Regulatory Compliance and Point of Care and has held the position of Clinical Educator for the Medical Technology students attending LSU in New Orleans, LA and Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Base Location: Maurepas, LA
  • Regions: LA, AL, MS, TN, TX
  • Education: BS, MT(ASCP) Lousiana State University in Monroe, LA

David Line

More than 30 years experience in clinical laboratories, including bench and management experience, and experience with molecular diagnostics.
  • Base Location: California
  • Regions: CA, NV, OR, WA
  • Education: BS, Medical Technology, California CLS

Anne Ritter

Over 25 years experience in Laboratory Management and consulting, and has worked in both POLs and hospital laboratories.
  • Base Location: Florida
  • Regions: FL, TX
  • Education: MT(ASCP), Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology from the
    University of South Florida

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