Instructor Biography

ROBERT J KOBELSKI, PHD: PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST

Dr. Kobelski’s career as an analytical chemist has spanned more than 35 years in a variety of roles and environments.  From bench positions in private industry to a leadership role in government he has been driven by his desire to solve problems through chemical analysis and transfer the techniques and technologies for problem solving to others.  At CDC he was responsible for developing high throughput clinical analysis methods, creating a mechanism for training more than 40 public health laboratories in the performance of those methods and establishing and maintaining a proficiency testing program to demonstrate the lab network’s capability.