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Michelle Shulfer

Experience and Interests

Teaching Experience

  • Senior Lecturer/Clinical Placement Coordinator, UW-Stevens Point (1999-present)



  • Adviser, Sigma Mu Tau/Health Care Organization (1999-present)
  • Participant, UW-Stevens Point Commencement (1999-present)
  • CLS Recruitment/Advising (1999-present)
  • Faculty Mentor, Thomson Hall (2015-2018)
  • Student Credit Hour Subcommittee (2013)
  • University Awards Subcommittee (2011-2013)
  • Presenter, College Days for Kids (2011-2016)
  • Tech Fee Committee (2006)
  • Presenter, Women in Science (2000-2007)


  • Event Coordinator, Feed My Starving Children MobilePack (2019, 2020)
  • Volunteer, Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital (2017-present)
  • Volunteer, Operation Bootstrap (2016)
  • Presenter, Farmshed Community Workshop (2015)
  • 4-H Leader, Portage County UW-Extension (2014-2015)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Society of Clinical Pathologists (1988-present)
  • Member/Co-Chair Student Bowl/Moderator/Poster Judge/State Student Forum Advisor, Wisconsin Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists (1988-present)
  • LabTAG-Laboratory Technical Advisor Group (2017)

Presentations and Publications

  • The Cancer Prevention/Nutrition Connection, Presented April, 2010, WISCLS

Fun Facts

Best advice you ever received?

“Don’t worry until there is something to worry about.”

One thing about your school that you are most proud of?

The CLS program at UWSP is one of the premier programs in the nation. ~95% of our students pass the national certification exam compared to the national average of ~70%. We set students up for successful careers.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

Interacting with my students and getting to know them as a future professional.

A piece of advice for students in your school?

You only fail when you stop trying. Each day is a new day to begin again.

Michelle Shulfer
Senior Lecturer - Medical Laboratory Science
Clinical Placement Coordinator - Medical Laboratory Science

D145 Science Building


M.S. in Education
Capella University, 2005

B.S. in Medical Technology
UW-Stevens Point, 1989


CLS 125 - Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science
CLS 414 - Hemostasis
CLS 415 - Hematology
CLS 452 - Advanced Hematology and Hemostasis
CLS 406 - Clinical Chemistry Practicum
CLS 465 - Molecular Pathology
HSW 320 - Health, Environment, & Technology