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Meet this month’s Trendsetter – Alice Chen

Q:  Tell us a little bit about your practice and current position.     A:  I am in a pathology group, Gulf Coast Pathology Associates, which provides Transfusion Medicine Consultative Services that are somewhat beyond the usual. The beginning of our service can be traced back to the 1970’s at the Texas Heart Institute in the Texas […]

Engage 2019

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South Central’s annual meeting will be held in San Antonio May 30 – June 1, 2019. Come join us in this vibrant Texas city!

The Blood Bank Guy: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Chaffin Part IV

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Part IV the final part of the SCABB Publications Committee interview with Dr. Joe Chaffin, the Blood Bank Guy. The following is the final part of our Q&A.

The Blood Bank Guy: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Chaffin Part III

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Part III of the SCABB Publications Committee Interview with Dr. Joe Chaffin, BBGuy.org. The following is our Q&A continued.

The Blood Bank Guy: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Chaffin Part II

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Part II of the SCABB Publications Committee interview with Dr. Joe Chaffin, Blood Bank Guy, about his website, BBGuy.org, and his thoughts on the blood bank field. The following is our Q&A continued.

The Blood Bank Guy: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Chaffin Part I

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This year the SCABB Publications Committee caught up with Dr. Joe Chaffin to have a conversation about his website, BBGuy.org, and his thoughts on the blood bank field.  The following is our Q&A.

Blood Bank Guy SCABB Interview 2014 Repost

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The following is the republished interview from 2014 with Blood Bank Guy, Joe Chaffin, MD. This year the SCABB Publications Committee caught up with Dr. Chaffin to have a conversation about his website, BBGuy.org, and his thoughts on the blood bank field. The recent interview will follow later this week – stay tuned!

Mentoring Matters

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The SCABB Protégé Mentorship Program (PMP) provides a unique, interactive educational opportunity that fosters a passion for Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine as long-term career choices. We will match you with a mentor, a person who shares his or her knowledge and expertise with one or more people who have less experience.

Facebook Live has created new avenues for blood centers to communicate with blood donors

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OneBlood, the local not-for-profit blood center serving most of Florida and into parts of Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina is using live social media capabilities on a regular basis and as a result, the blood center is experiencing increased engagement with its content.

Blood Collectors Week: As the Waters Recede

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In August 2016, only a few weeks after a mass shooting in Baton Rouge, catastrophic flooding left thousands of homes and businesses under water.  The torrential downpours dumped three times more water on Baton Rouge and surrounding areas than Hurricane Katrina.  The devastation left was said to be a 1 in 1,000-year event.  Area homes […]


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