Histotechnology Professionals Day


By the Governor of Alabama

WHEREAS, the histotechnologist, through skillful application of sophisticated laboratory techniques, enables the seemingly invisible world of tissue structures to become visible under the microscope; and

WHEREAS, the search to unlock the secrets held by tissue structures reaches into many fields: histotechnologists comprise medical professionals, veterinary, pharmaceutical and industry research scientists, anatomists and chemists; and

WHEREAS, the health of the citizens of Alabama is a major concern and responsibility of all health professionals serving them; and

WHEREAS, professionals in clinical histotechnology in Alabama are formally educated to perform cutting edge procedures; and

WHEREAS, professionals in histotechnological sciences are dedicated to the highest standards of professionalism, and are committed to maintaining and improving this through education lifelong learning, credentialing and personal commitment:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim March 10, 2017, as

Histotechnology Professionals Day

in the State of Alabama, and I encourage all citizens to join in recognizing the significant contributions to safe medical research environments provided through skilled and conscientious efforts of histotechnologists.

Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on the 10th day of March 2017.

Robert Bentley