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2019 AABB Memorial Awards and Lectureships

AABB has a long history of honoring individuals who have made significant contributions on behalf of the transfusion medicine and cellular therapy community through the AABB Memorial Awards program.

Presentations of these awards occur at popular sessions at Annual Meeting, during which many recipients also present a lecture.

2019 Dale A. Smith Memorial Award

Recipient:
Larry J. Dumont, MBA, PhDLarry J. Dumont, MBA, PhD
Vice President, Research and Scientific Programs
Vitalant Research Institute
Denver, CO

Award will be presented at the National Blood Foundation Reception (invitation only)
Monday, October 21 | 6:00 pm - 7:30pm
Texas Ballroom A - Grand Hyatt San Antonio


2019 Emily Cooley Memorial Award and Lectureship

Recipient:
James T. Perkins, MDJames T. Perkins, MD
Associate Director, NorthShore Blood Banks
Director, Indian Immunohematology Initiative (III)
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Pritsker School of Medicine
Evanston, IL

Award will be presented at the Emily Cooley and Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Awards and Lectureships
Sunday, October 20 | 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Room 304 - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


2019 Hemphill-Jordan Leadership Award

Recipient:
Joseph Schwartz, MD, MPHJoseph Schwartz, MD, MPH
Director, Transfusion Medicine & Cellular Therapy, CUMC
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Award will be presented at the Hemphill-Jordan Leadership Award session
Monday, October 21 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Room 217A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


2019 John Elliott Memorial Award

Recipient:
Jed Gorlin, MD, MBAJed Gorlin, MD, MBA
Vice President, Medical and Quality
Innovative Blood Services
Transfusion Service Medical Director
HCMC and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, Minnesota
Medical Director, Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City
St. Paul, MN

Award will be presented at the Transfusion Medicine Subsection Coordinating Committee Business Meeting and Lunch
Sunday, October 20 | 1:00 pm
Room 207A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


2019 Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award and Lectureship

Recipients:

  • David Anstee, PhD, FRCPath, FMedSci

    David Anstee, PhD, FRCPath, FMedSci
    Professor, NHS Blood and Transplant, Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences
    United Kingdom


  • Jean-Pierre Cartron

    Jean-Pierre Cartron
    Docteur-es-Sciences Counsellor
    Institut National de la Transfusion Sanguine
    France

  • Colvin Redman, PhD

    Colvin Redman, PhD
    Senior Investigator (Retired)
    Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute
    New York Blood Center
    United States

  • Fumiichiro Yamamoto, PhD, Dr. HC
    Senior Group Leader
    Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute
    Spain



Award will be presented at the Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award and Lectureship
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Room 303 - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


2019 National Blood Foundation Award for Innovative Research

Recipient:
Krystalyn E. Hudson, PhDKrystalyn E. Hudson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology
Laboratory of Transfusion Biology
Columbia University
New York, NY

Award will be presented at the National Blood Foundation Grant Recipients’ Lecture and Luncheon (ticket required)
Saturday, October 19 | 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Room 214AB - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


2019 Sally Frank Memorial Award and Lectureship

Recipient:
Sandra Nance, MS, MT(ASCP)SBBSandra Nance, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
Senior Director, National Laboratories, Biomedical Services
American Red Cross
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Award will be presented at the Sally Frank Memorial Award and Lectureship
Sunday, October 20 | 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Room 217A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


2019 Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Award and Lectureship

Recipient:
Donald R. Branch, PhDDonald R. Branch, PhD, MT(ASCP)SBB
Scientist and Professor Canadian Blood Services
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

Award will be presented at the Emily Cooley and Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Awards and Lectureships
Sunday, October 20 | 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Room 304 - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


Learn more about this year’s award recipients.