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Bette Seamonds

Bette Seamonds, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor; Director of Clinical Chemistry

Department: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


  • PhD - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1969)
  • BSc - University of Sydney, Australia (1963)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry

Postgraduate Training / Additional Certifications

  • Postdoctoral fellowship, William Pepper Laboratory at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1969-1971)

Bette Seamonds, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the director of clinical chemistry. She is a board-certified clinical chemist.

Prior to joining the College of Medicine, Dr. Seamonds served as an assistant professor at Thomas Jefferson University College of Allied Health Sciences.


Dr. Seamonds is the author/co-author of 51 abstracts, journal publications and book chapters.

Recent Abstract

"Validation of the Pneumatic Tube System and Its Impact on Troponin I Turnaround Time in a Level 1 Trauma Center"
Hawkins J, Mejias L, Rowan KM and Seamonds B
ASCP Annual Meeting, October 2012

Contact Information

Academic Office

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
245 N. 15th Street
MS 435
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.7859
Fax: 215.762.7999