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

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Memorial Lectures

The SCABB awards and lectureship program is an important part of the Association and the Annual Meeting.

Karen Williams Memorial Lectureship

Karen Williams







2016 Karen Williams Memorial Lecturer

Endowed by GrifolsABracey
Arthur W. Bracey, MD
Chief, Clinical Pathology, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital

Dr. Arthur Bracey was born in Alexandria, Virginia. He currently lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and two children. Dr. Bracey graduated with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 with a BA in Biochemistry. He obtained his MD from Georgetown University Medical School in 1976. He completed a year of internship in Internal Medicine and two years of Anatomic Pathology residency training at Georgetown University Hospital. This was followed by training in Clinical Pathology at the NIH Clinical Center. Previous academic positions include Assistant and Associate Professorships at The University Medical School of Houston and Baylor College of Medicine. He is currently the Chief of Clinical Pathology at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.

John Moulds Memorial Lectureship







2016 John Moulds Memorial Lecturer

Endowed by LifeShare Blood Centers & Quotient BiodiagnosticsCLomas-Francis
Christine Lomas-Francis, MSc, FIBMS
Technical Director
New York Blood Center

Christine Lomas-Francis is the Technical Director of the Laboratory of Immunohematology and Genomics at New York Blood Center. She trained in London, England and relocated to Houston to the Consultation and Education department at Gamma Biologicals. She has a master’s degree in Applied Immunology from Brunel University, England. Memberships include AABB, the British Blood Transfusion Society, the International Society of Blood Transfusion, the ISBT working party for Red Cell Immunogenetics and Blood Group Terminology, and she is chair of the Rare Donor working party. She has coauthored many peer reviewed publications and 3 editions of the Blood Group Antigen FactsBook.