Whitehead, Stephanie


Stephanie Whitehead, MBA, Executive Director, University Health, San Antonio.

Stephanie Whitehead is an accomplished professional with long standing career in the healthcare industry. Currently serving as the Executive Director of Pathology Services at a University Health hospital in South Texas, Stephanie brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to her role. With a strong commitment to delivering exceptional patient care, she oversees a team of dedicated professionals, ensuring the highest standards of pathology services are maintained.

In addition to her executive responsibilities, Stephanie is also the co-host of the well-known podcast “eLABorate Topics”. Through this international platform, she actively engages with experts and thought leaders in the field, fostering insightful discussions on cutting-edge advancements and challenges in the realm of healthcare and pathology.

Beyond her professional commitments, Stephanie is a certified executive coach and mentor, dedicating her time and expertise to guiding others. She is an ardent advocate for various professional organizations, currently serving as the Chair for the Council of Laboratory Professionals (CLP) and on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Additionally, she serves on the editorial board member for Today’s Clinical Lab Magazine.

Stephanie’s exceptional contributions have garnered recognition and accolades. She has been honored as a 2022 ASCP 40 under 40 and the 2022 ASCLS Voices under 40 laboratory professional. Her influential impact in the field has earned her the prestigious 2023 Lab Manager Leadership Excellence Award for Influential Impact, and she has been listed on the well-regarded 2023 Cardinal Health Laboratory Excellence List.

Outside of her remarkable career in laboratory medicine, Stephanie actively engages with her local community. She is involved with the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Girl Scouts of America, making a positive impact beyond the confines of her professional sphere.