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