• I was extremely pleased with the camaraderie and support that happens through SCABB. It was an excellent venue for contacts for my next position and for lifelong development in my field.

    Steffini Stalos

  • I want to tell you that I really enjoyed the SCABB meeting. Everything went very good and I learned a lot. I even added the SCABB into my Facebook. Thanks for all your help.

    Leopoldo S. Cobos

  • SCABB has helped me find my strengths and gifts through the eyes of other professionals. This has helped me grow and become more confident both personally and professionally.

    Diana Lechuga, BB (ASCP)

  • For me, the greatest benefit of being a SCABB member for the last years has been the opportunity to meet and form friendships with such a dedicated group of professionals who are also a whole lot of fun!

    Mary Jo Drew, MD

  • I have enjoyed becoming visible in the blood banking industry and networked with people across the US. I have met new people and have learned how others cope with this ever changing world...

    Pam Ostboe

  • ...SCABB gives you a smaller forum than national meetings to get to know your counterparts in other institutions in your geographic area...

    Laurie J Sutor

  • ...SCABB offers a multitude of benefits to it’s members; dynamic educational opportunities, effective networking, constant source of finding new technology, strong reputation, economical services, easy to find help when you need it...
    Bill T. Teague, BS, MT(ASCP)SBB

  • ...The SCABB experience allowed me to develop my leadership skills and become involved at the national level, i.e. AABB. The experiences shared and the friendships that developed in those formative years of my career will never be forgotten.
    Joann M. Moulds PhD, MT(ASCP)SBB

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Welcome to the South Central Association of Blood Banks

  • 2016 ENGAGE Photos

    2016 ENGAGE Photos

    The annual meeting was full of learning, networking and fun as we gathered in Houston, TX in June. Click through to view some photos taken during the Annual Meeting...

  • September 13th SCABBinar

    September 13th SCABBinar

    This SCABBinar will discuss several practical approaches to caring for patients who refuse blood transfusion.

Featured News & Events

SCRUBS for Hope graphicOur hearts go out to those affected by the recent floods in Louisiana. Many South Central Individual and Institutional members have lost everything and don’t even have scrubs to wear to work.

We ask that you please consider donating any size scrubs—preferably red or black—to benefit the SCABB SCRUBS for Hope drive. Scrubs will be distributed to donor center employees at LifeShare Blood Centers, Blood Center of New Orleans (BTR Branch), UBS (BTR Branch) and Our Lady of the Lake RMC.

Scrub Donations can be sent to:
LifeShare Blood Center
ATTN: Stephanie Duplessis
3849 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

CASH Donations can be made by visiting www.scabb.org/Make a Donation and will be used to purchase scrubs for the victims.

CHECK Donations can be made out to SCABB and mailed to the SCABB Central Office at: 2901 Richmond Rd., Ste. 130-176, Lexington, KY 40509.

The need is urgent so please act now to help our South Central family during this devastating time. For more information contact South Central at (866) 649-6550 or scabb@scabb.org.

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