Maria Strama, Laboratory Manager for Regional Cancer Care Associates.

Maria Strama is the Laboratory Manager for Regional Cancer Care Associates. Her primary responsibility includes planning, organizing and directing the overall operation of the clinical laboratory department.  She develops laboratory procedures to ensure safety, security, quality and accuracy of test results.  Additionally, she functions as a technical expert in maintaining proficiency testing, equipment maintenance, while maintaining all Federal, State and Laboratory Accreditation guidelines and acts as a Compliance officer for all RCCA laboratory locations.

She is passionate about providing exceptional patient care in the laboratory setting and she strives to bring the lab to the highest standard. In the short time she has been with RCCA, she has earned the “Lab of Excellence” award from COLA, our accrediting agency.  Prior to joining RCCA, she spent 25 years in a hospital clinical lab setting. She holds a BS in Allied Health from Montclair State University.