For Immediate Release
August 07, 2018
Bethesda, Md. – AABB is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Memorial Awards and Lectureships. Award recipients will be honored for their significant contributions to the advancement of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management during the 2018 AABB Annual Meeting, to be held Oct. 13-16 in Boston, Mass.
“The AABB Memorial Awards honor the women and men who have shaped our field with their groundbreaking research. Standing on the shoulders of giants, this year’s AABB Memorial Award recipients have been building on that legacy and leading the way by fulfilling policy and practice-changing research and activities in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management,” said AABB President Mary Beth Bassett, BS, MT(ASCP). “As AABB President, I am proud to have the opportunity to celebrate their impressive careers and notable accomplishments.”
The list of 2018 AABB award and scholarship recipients is below. More information about the work of this year’s award recipients is available online.
Memorial Award Recipients:
National Blood Foundation Hall of Fame – 2018 Inductees:
AABB is an international, not-for-profit association representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. 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 more than 50 countries.