Histology Tech Services is CLIA certified and GLP compliant.

About Us

Histology Tech Services (HTS) is a private contract laboratory that was founded in 2002 by Douglas and Beverly Robinson. Doug and Beverly are dedicated to the HTS mission of providing clients with friendly service, quick turn-around times, and the utmost quality for their routine or specialized histological/histopathological needs.

Key Personnel

Beverly RobinsonPresident and Laboratory Manager

Beverly H. Robinson has more than 35 years of experience in the histology field. She is a licensed Histology Technician (ASCP) and Florida licensed supervisor. Her extensive career has included laboratory management positions at a major GLP compliant laboratory and several hospital and academic laboratories including W.A. Foote Hospital in Jackson, MI, Shands Teaching Hospital in Gainesville, FL, and the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Additionally, she represented Richard-Allan Scientific (now Thermo Fisher Scientific) in histology product sales and later as a Technical Consultant, providing expert assistance to laboratories across the United States. Beverly has presented workshops at the National Society of Histotechnology Annual Symposium and Conference on multiple occasions. She has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award (2003) and Histotechnologist of the Year (2004) by the Florida Society of Histotechnology.

Sharon Hook, D.O. – Medical Director

Dr. Sharon Hook joined HTS in 2006. She is a board certified pathologist in anatomic and clinical pathology as well as cytopathology. Dr. Hook’s experience includes Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, North Florida/South Georgia Veteran’s Healthcare System, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, and Clinical Associate in Pathology and Cytology, Cleveland Clinic. She is currently a staff Pathologist at North Florida Regional Medical Center and has an appointment as Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Health Science Center. Her research interests have included transplant cardiovascular pathology, as well as gastrointestinal, urologic, and breast cytopathology. Special areas of interest include pathology of the gastrointestinal tract, breast, and prostate.