John Elliott Memorial Award

The John Elliott Memorial Award, established in 1956, recognizes an individual who has given outstanding service to AABB by demonstrating a willingness to lend his/her expertise to the association through work on committees, the AABB Board of Directors and other areas.

The recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium. The John Elliott Memorial Award is presented in odd years only.


To be eligible for this award, candidates:

  • Need not be a member of AABB.
  • Must have demonstrated outstanding service to the Association.


Recipient is selected by a joint committee comprised of leaders from the Cellular Therapies Section Coordinating Committee and Transfusion Medicine Section Coordinating Committee.

Please send all inquiries about this award to

2021 Recipient

Susan T. Johnson, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBBCMSusan T. Johnson, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBBCM
Director of Clinical Education, Versiti
Director of the Transfusion Medicine Program, Marquette University
Associate Director, Indian Immunohematology Initiative


For her extraordinary commitment to involvement on various committees and service through her numerous presentations of AABB programs related to Immunohematology and Reference Laboratories.

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