Charles Hawker

Charles Hawker

Alumnus Receives John V. Bergen Award

July 12, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –Illinois Wesleyan University alumnus Charles Hawker received the John V. Bergen Award at the annual Clinical & Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Leadership Conference March 23 in Baltimore.

The 1962 graduate earned the award for his unique and significant contributions that have advanced the organizational directives and objectives of CLSI. Hawker, who has worked for ARUP Laboratories for 18 years, is currently the scientific director responsible for automation & special projects. He is also an adjunct professor of Pathology at the University of Utah’s Department of Pathology.

ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. The company offers tests specializing in high esoteric molecular assays and serves clients across the United States. It is also a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development.

Hawker earned a degree in chemistry from IWU, a master of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania and a master of business administration from Washington University, before beginning to work for CLSI in 1996.

Contact: Jessica Hinterlong ‘11, (309) 556-3181