Board of Directors (2013-2014)

Arthur W. Bracey, MD

President
Medical Director, Transfusion Service

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
Department of Pathology
Houston, TX USA

Nabil E. Hassan MD, FAAP

President Elect
Associate Professor

Michigan State College of Human Sciences

Grand Rapids, MI USA

Irwin Gross, MD

Secretary
Medical Director, Transfusion Services

Eastern Maine Medical Center

Bangor, ME USA

Steven E. Hill, MD

Treasurer
Professor, Dept. of ANES & Pain Management

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, TX  USA

Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCM, FCCP

Immediate Past President
Chief, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Englewood, NJ USA

Neil Blumberg, MD

Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

University of Rochester School of Medicine

Rochester, NY USA

William Ershler, MD

Advisory Director
Director, Geriatrics and Gerontology

Riverside Health System 

Newport News, VA USA

Steven Frank, MD

Associate Professor

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Baltimore, Maryland USA

Victor A. Ferraris, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY USA

John Freedman, MD, FRCPC

Professor Emeritis of Medicine, University of Toronto
ONTraC Program Director

St. Michael's Hospital

Toronto, ON CANADA

Sherri Ozawa, RN

Secretary Treasurer Assistant
Clinical Director

Institute for Patient Blood Management
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood, NJ USA

Fiona E. Ralley, MD

Director

LHSC - University Hospital
Perioperative Blood Conservation Program
London, ON CANADA

Elora Thorpe, RN, MSN

Transfusion Safety Nurse Manager

The University of Kansas Hospital

Kansas City, KS USA

Pierre Tibi, MD

Medical Director

Yavapai Regional Medical Center

Prescott, AZ USA

Jo Valenti BSN, RN

Director, Blood Management

Temple University Hospital

Philadelphia, PA USA