Sally Frank Memorial Award and Lectureship

The Sally Frank Memorial Award and Lectureship was established in 1982 in memory of Sally Frank and her dedication to red cell serology and education. This award recognizes an individual who is, or has been, a medical technologist involved with these fields and has demonstrated quality research, teaching and/or service abilities in the technical aspects of immunohematology. Recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium.

The Sally Frank Memorial Award and Lectureship is presented annually and the recipient is chosen one year in advance.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this award, candidates:

  • Need not be a member of AABB.
  • Must be an individual who is or has been a medical technologist; and has demonstrated quality research, teaching and/or service abilities in the red cell serology or technical aspects of immunohematology.
  • Must have a completed nomination form submitted during the nomination period.

Selection

Recipient is selected by AABB's Transfusion Medicine Section Coordinating Committee with formal approval by AABB's Board of Directors.

Please send all inquiries about this award to awards@aabb.org.

2021 Recipient

Connie M. Westhoff, SBB, PhDConnie M. Westhoff, SBB, PhD
Executive Scientific Director, New York Blood Center

Citation:

For her extensive academic achievements and outstanding track record in teaching and service in the field of immunohematology.

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