Students had the opportunity to meet with Leslie Strickler, Senior Vice President of Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., Marketing and Advertising.  Leslie has led high profile publicity campaigns in both private industry and government.  Among her many credentials, she is founder of Etre Communications and Richmond’s Center of Integrative Medicine.

Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. is a clinical laboratory focused on disease management with supporting clinical laboratory testing targeting patients with cardiovascular disease, heart failure, stroke, diabetes.  HDL, Inc. offers a unique variety of clinical laboratory test results, selected based on their ability to discern the information required to understand each patient’s disease state.

The students heard from a panel of young professionals at HDL about their careers and their work at HDL. The company also provided green smoothies and healthy snacks to reinforce their message of healthy lifestyles.