About the Author
Prior to her retirement, Lois Thomson served as a medical technologist in chemistry labs for 15 years and enjoyed a 25-year career in education. As a health professions teacher at Cypress Creek High School in Houston, Thomson's classroom work focused on health care science and clinical rotations. She received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Lamar University and her master of education degree from Sam Houston University. In addition, Thomson obtained medical technology certification (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) from Methodist Hospital in Houston.