James O. Westgard, PhD

is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Wisconsin and Director of Quality Management for the Clinical Laboratories at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is co-founder and President of Westgard QC and best known for his work in statistical quality control, including the development of the multi-rule control procedure “Westgard Rules.” He is the recipient of numerous awards for his scientific achievements and leadership in clinical chemistry.