Hemphill-Jordan Leadership Award Recipient Discusses Blood Safety Policies

During his Annual Meeting lecture, Brian Custer, MPH, PhD, Associate Director at Blood Systems Research Institute, talked about blood safety policies and how experts develop evidence to help decision makers. He focused on both epidemiological data and health economics data. According to Dr. Custer, the former has been a foundation for policy decision-making, remaining key … Continue reading “Hemphill-Jordan Leadership Award Recipient Discusses Blood Safety Policies”

Martin Olsson Receives Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Award

Martin Olsson received the 2017 Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Award for outstanding achievements in molecular genetics of red-cell surface antigens.

Martin Olsson received the 2017 Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Award for outstanding achievements in molecular genetics of red-cell surface antigens.

2017 Emily Cooley Award Goes to Dennis Goldfinger

“You can’t get CMV from a blood transfusion.” Dennis Goldfinger, MD, winner of the 2017 Emily Cooley Memorial Award began his lecture on “Establishing Standards of Care: Ridding Ourselves of Faulty Notions and Bad Science” with these words. Goldfinger earned the Cooley Award for his work pioneering the first hospital-based blood center in California in … Continue reading “2017 Emily Cooley Award Goes to Dennis Goldfinger”

Sally Frank Memorial Award Honors Pioneer in Immunohematology

Greg Denomme, PhD, FCSMLS(D), received the Sally Frank Memorial Award and Lectureship for his lifelong achievements in platelet- and RBC-immunohematology, pathobiology and molecular diagnostics. 

Greg Denomme, PhD, FCSMLS(D), received the Sally Frank Memorial Award and Lectureship for his lifelong achievements in platelet- and RBC-immunohematology, pathobiology and molecular diagnostics. 

AABB Memorial Award Recipients: A Glimpse into Greatness

Every year at the Annual Meeting, AABB is proud to recognize professionals advancing the fields of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management. The AABB Memorial Awards honor individuals who are at the top of their professions, and whose work and research is significantly contributing to improving patient and donor safety. We asked this … Continue reading “AABB Memorial Award Recipients: A Glimpse into Greatness”

The Envelope, Please: Recipients of the 2017 AABB Memorial Awards and Lectureships

And now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for… AABB has announced the recipients of the 2017 AABB Memorial Awards and Lectureships. Get to know these distinguished winners better by checking out our online Q&As with each awardee on the Annual Meeting website. Read what they have to say about their career highlights and … Continue reading “The Envelope, Please: Recipients of the 2017 AABB Memorial Awards and Lectureships”