Wayne AguiarDirector Health and Medical Laboratory Sciences, Health Science (Undergraduate), Medical Laboratory Science, School of Arts and Sciences
M.S., Medical Laboratory Science, UMASS Dartmouth combined with specialty courses in Microbiology from Northeastern University
B.S., Medical Laboratory Science, UMASS Dartmouth


Professor Wayne Aguiar came to the University of Bridgeport in 2012 after 25 years of directing the School of Allied Health Medical Laboratory Science and Phlebotomy programs at Hartford Hospital. He has had adjunct appointments at UCONN, University of Hartford, Quinnipiac University. His specialty area is Microbiology with a concentration in Infectious Diseases, Parasitology and Immunology.

Courses Taught

MSLC 315 Fundamentals of Medical Laboratory Science

MSLC 310 Introduction to Hematology

MLSC 441 Clinical Immunology

MLSC 317 Parasitology/Virology

MLSC 320 Pre-clinical seminar

MLSC 321 Clinical Seminar 1 Education

MLSC 322 Clinical Seminar 2 Management

HSCI XXX Current topics in Health Science

SCI C206 AIDS and Epidemics

Areas of Interest

Adult learning styles, cognitive style mapping, nano particle technology, infectious disease detection


Phlebotomy Workbook (reviewer)

Parasitology Self Study Guide (reviewer)

Concise Review Guide for MLS (reviewer) (author and online course development) (author and administrator)

Honors & Awards

Golden Apple Award UCONN outstanding clinical instructor

University of Hartford Outstanding Health Science Instructor

Hartford Hospital Employee of the Year nominee

University of Hartford Development of Virtual Immunology Course

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