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Lavern Bourne


Faculty of Health Sciences

Contact information

Science Building North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 3612

Research topics

  • accountability of professors in the Medical Laboratory Sector
  • transfusion science (immunology)


Lavern Bourne has a Medical Laboratory Technology diploma from the University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica and the Michener Institute for Applied Science in Toronto, Ontario and Bachelor of Health Services Management degree from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. She is currently working towards completing a Master of Health Sciences in Community Health degree from UOIT. Her thesis is entitled Approaches to Accountability in the Medical Laboratory Sector.

Prior to joining UOIT, she worked in clinical practice as a registered medical laboratory technologist in Jamaica and Ontario. She is currently teaching in the Medical Laboratory Science program at UOIT.


  • Medical Laboratory Technology diploma University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Bachelor of Health Services Management Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario

Courses taught

  • Clinical Hematology I
  • Clinical Hematology II
  • Foundations in Microbiology and Immunology
  • Microanatomy and Histotechnology
  • Simulated Clinical Practicum
  • Transfusion Science

Research and expertise

  • Accountability in the medical laboratory sector
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