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For Immediate Release
October 19, 2016
AABB Communications Department
Tyniah Christian
AABB Applauds AABB-Fenwal Scholarship Award Recipients

Bethesda, Md. – AABB announced today the recipients of the 2016 AABB-Fenwal Scholarship awards, presented by Fresenius Kabi. The awards for Specialist in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Fellowship will be bestowed at the AABB Annual Meeting, Oct. 22-25, in Orlando, Fla.

The 2016 AABB-Fenwal Scholarship Awards, presented by Fresenius Kabi, are awarded to individuals accepted for enrollment, enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited Specialist in Blood Banking program or accredited Transfusion Medicine Fellowship. This program, created in 1982 and funded by Fenwal, Inc., now being funded by Fresenius Kabi, promotes interest in research, development and continuing education in the fields of transfusion medicine or cellular therapies.

2016 AABB-Fenwal Scholarship Awards Recipients

Specialist in Blood Banking Scholarship Award

  • Erika M Reese, MLS(ASCP)SBB
  • Althea Rossier, MLS(ASCP)SBBCM

Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Award

  • Jane James MD, PhD
  • Ruchika Goel, MD, MPH

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AABB is an international, not-for-profit association representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. The association is committed to improving health through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and educational programs that focus on optimizing patient and donor care and safety. AABB membership includes physicians, nurses, scientists, researchers, administrators, medical technologists and other health care providers. AABB members are located in more than 80 countries and AABB accredits institutions in over 50 countries. For more information, visit

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