BCL Staff

Zahra Bahi Sheikhinejad, Ph.D.


Dr. Bahi has a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and a specialty in clinical laboratory and has been involved in Clinical Laboratory Medicine for over 40 years. Her experience reaches across two continents and she has started two clinical laboratories. She was the previous director of Golestan Laboratory and former director of clinical laboratories at Boston University School of Medicine. She is the founder and director of BCL.

Hossein Bayat, M.A., Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Bayat earned his bachelors degree in economics at Boston University, where he later earned a Ph.D in Pathology at Boston University School of Medicine after completing his masters at the same institution. His thesis dissertation and continued research focused on the role of inflammation in the vasculature of diabetic conditions. Since joining BCL in 2007, Dr. Bayat has been responsible for the overall laboratory operations including client relations.

Daniel Cox, Ph.D.

Laboratory Manager

Dr. Cox has earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at University of Minnesota and is also MT (ASCP) certified. Dr. Cox has over 25 years of experience in the scientific and medical fields. He holds multiple publications including a US patent titled “Double Capture Assay Method Employing a Capillary Flow Devise.”

Premlata Desai, M.D.

Medical Pathologist/Consultant

Dr. Desai earned her Medical Doctor degree from Gujarat University and holds a degree from the American Board of Pathology in combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. She is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, and is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists. Dr. Desai is a member of multiple regional and national medical societies and has over 30 years experience in her field.

Jennifer Evans, MT-ASCP

Quality Control Manager

Jennifer Evans is MT (ASCP) certified and has been involved in quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA). She has more than 25 years experience in clinical laboratory medicine.

Certified Medical Technologist

Our highly trained and certified (ASCP) group of scientists and medical technologists have vast experience in their respective fields and are trained to answer all of our clients’ questions.

Our in house billing and client services support staff are trained to attend to all of our clients’ and their patient needs.