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Past AABB-Fenwal Scholarship Award Program Recipients

The 2016 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipients are:

Jane James, MD, PhD

Manuscript Title: "A Novel Approach to Transfusion E‐Learning: Developing Quantitative Profiles of Online Learning with Gamification using Educational Analytics."

Ruchika Goel, MD, MPH

Manuscript Title: "Perioperative Red Cell Transfusions Are Associated with Venous Thromboembolism: Evidence from a Large North American Multicenter Prospective Registry."

The 2016 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Althea T.P. Rossier, MT(ASCP)

Manuscript Title: "Developing a Metric Utilizing Case Mix Index and Total Patient Days as a Tool to Monitor Patient Blood Management Initiatives.”

Erika Reese, MLS(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript Title: "Critical Value Reporting in Transfusion Medicine: A Survey of U.S. Facilities’ Communication Practices."

The 2015 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipients are:

Emily Coberly, MD

Manuscript title: “Ten Year Retrospective Review of Transfusion Practices in Beating Heart Organ Donors

Lohith Shakaladevanapura

Manuscript title: “Impact of Uniform Methods on Inter-laboratory Antibody Titration Variability

The 2015 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Nichole M. Miller, BS SBB (ASCP)CM

Manuscript title: “Patient Epidemiology Factors of Unidentified Positive Reactivity in Solid-Phase and Test Tube PEG Antibody Detection Methods

Erin M. Vinesett, MLS(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: “The Evaluation of Platelet Count as an Indicator of Iron Status in Voluntary Plateletpheresis Donors

The 2014 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipients are:

Sandhya R. Panch, MD, MPH

Manuscript title: "Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Mobilization is More Robust in Healthy African American Compared to Caucasian Donors

Emily Storch, MD

Manuscript title: “A novel hematopoietic progenitor cell mobilization and collection algorithm based on preemptive CD34 enumeration

The 2014 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Jennifer O’Connor, MT(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: "Redefining the Identification of Knops Blood Group Alloimmunization

Serdar Temel, MLS(ASCP)CM

Manuscript title: "Determination of Antigen Expression on Cultured Red Blood Cells

The 2013 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipient is:

Sandhya R. Panch, MD, MPH

Manuscript title: "Mobilization Characteristics and Strategies to Improve Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Mobilization and Collection in Patients with Chronic Granulomatous Disease and Severe Combined Immunodeficiency" (PDF)

The 2013 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Michael E. Bruzas, MLS(ASCP)CM SBBCM

Manuscript title: "Standardization and Evaluation of IgA and IgM Gel Column Agglutination for Direct Antiglobulin Testing"

Yeon Kim, MT(ASCP) SBBCM

Manuscript title: "Correlation Between Warm Reactive Autoantibodies And The Monocyte Monolayer Assay"

Christine A. Tremblay, MT(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: "The Relationship between Minor Histocompatibility Antigens and Graft Versus Host Disease in Unrelated Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplants"

The 2012 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipients are:

Chang Liu, MD, PhD

Manuscript title: "Antibody of Undetermined Specificity" (PDF)

Jian Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Manuscript title: "Body Mass Index Affects Stem Cell Yield" (PDF)

The 2012 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Michael Scabet, MT(ASCP)

Manuscript title: "Precision of Antibody Titration in Gel versus Tube" (PDF)

Ryan Nobles, MLSCMSBBCM

Manuscript title: "Warm Autoadsorption: Are We Wasting Our Time?" (PDF)

The 2011 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipients are:

Garrett Booth, MS, MD

Manuscript title: "SPRAY: Single Plasma Product for Room Temperature Storage" (PDF)

Marissa Li, MD

Manuscript title: "Autoimune Hemolytic in Pediatric Liver or Combined Liver and Small Bowel Transplant Patients – A Case Series and Review of the Literature" (PDF)

The 2011 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Karissa Kay Benson, MT(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: "Implementing Donor HLA Antibody Testing to Reduce the Number of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injuries" (PDF)

Lay See Er, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: "Investigation strategy for RhD typing discrepancies using a combinate of PCR-SSP and serological techniques" (PDF)

The 2010 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipients are:

Eldad Hod, MD

Manuscript title: "Mechanisms of Effect of Iron Status and Iron Repletion on Bacterial and Malarial Infection – Implications for Transfusion of Older, Stored RBCs" (PDF)

Addisalem Taye Makuria, MD

Manuscript title: "The Clinical Relevance of Persistent RIBA Indeterminate Reactions: Insights Into the Natural History of HCV infection and Implications for Donor Counseling" (PDF)

The 2010 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Sharon Bobryk, MSA, MLS(ASCP)CM

Manuscript title: "Variation in Pipetting of Cells and Plasma in Manual Gel Testing May Lead to Decreased Detection of Clinically Significant Antibodies" (PDF)

Phyllis A. Kirchner, MT(ASCP)SH, SBB

Manuscript title: "Comparison of test tube, gel column agglutination and solid phase red cell adherence methods with and without drug added for detection of drug-dependent antibodies" (PDF)

And in addition, there is an AABB-Fenwal SBB Honorable Mention recipient:

Jooveria Syed, MT(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: "Association of Storage Age of Transfused Red Blood Cells and Clinical Outcome of Cardiac Patients at Two Hospitals" (PDF)

The 2009 AABB-Fenwal TMF Scholarship recipients are:

Eldad Hod, MD

Manuscript title: "Harmful effects of erythrocyte transfusion after prolonged storage are mediated by iron"

Sumithira Vasu, MD

Manuscript title: "A Highly Efficient Method To Expand Cord Blood Derived CD3-CD56+ NK Cells With Enhanced TRAIL Mediated Cytotoxicity"

The 2009 AABB-Fenwal SBB Scholarship recipients are:

Leslie Cooper, MT(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: "Cryopreservation of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells By Uncontrolled Rate Freezing at -95 degrees Celsius Using Cryoprotectant Containing a Final Concentration of 5 Percent Dimethyl Sulfoxide" (PDF)

Rebecca Lam

Manuscript title: "Knowledge of FDA Reportable Deviations"

And in addition, there is an AABB-Fenwal SBB Honorable Mention recipient:

Dee Gribble, MT(ASCP)SBB

Manuscript title: "Cost-Effectiveness of FDA Variance for Blood Collection from Individuals with Hereditary Hemochromatosis at a 398 Bed Hospital-Based Donor Center"