Columbus Phlebotomy Instructors

Shannon Ross

Shannon Ross has been a nurse for 15 years in a variety of health care settings, with her primary background in addiction medicine.  Shannon obtained her IV & Phlebotomy certification from the Nancy J. Knight School of Practical Nursing in 2004.  Shannon’s past experience lends to good clinical practice and an enthusiastic approach to teaching.

Mary Beth Angeline

Mary Beth recently retired after working in a hospital laboratory setting since 1981 and in her last 16 years worked in a leadership role managing phlebotomists in an inpatient and outpatient setting. Mary Beth is certified with National Healthcareer Association (NHA) in Phlebotomy. She brings 20 years teaching knowledge and experience to the classroom. She is very passionate about patient care and enthusiastic towards teaching.

Emily Shumante

Emily is a lifetime resident of Ohio. She became certified with the National Healthcare Association in 2016 and has continued in the phlebotomy field ever since. Emily started as a phlebotomist but over the years has worked in the lab as a processor as well. She is very experienced and knowledgeable about every part of the clinical lab. Emily has a three-year-old daughter and a baby boy on the way. She loves being a mom and spending time with her family. Emily also has a passion for rescuing animals and would love to have her own rescue center one day. Overall, Emily is fun and laid back, and ready to help you start on your new career path.

Kimberly M Hopkins, CPT

Kimberly’s career started in 2007 after completing her training at Uplift Learning Center, certified as a National Phlebotomy Specialist(NPS). She brings 15 years of experience in phlebotomy and specimen processing, gaining knowledge in various areas in the medical field. She has achieved hands-on skills obtaining samples for pre-employment drug screens along with observing pain management testing, IOP & PSC, in/outpatient in hospital settings. Her career is diverse in specimen collections obtained while encountering patients at Ohio reformatory for women, (MRDD group homes), Ohio hospital for psychiatry, nursing homes & assisted living, as well as private home draws. Here are a few things about Mrs. Hopkins: she is a detailed oriented, loves to motivate people to bring out their best assets, and is ambitious, versatile, funny, and sarcastic. She, along with her husband, loves to ride motorcycles (make sure you ask her what they ride). She is excited to meet you on day one of her class.