WELCOME TO THE HAABB!

The Heart of America Association of Blood Banks is a nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to improving Transfusion Medicine by fostering the exchange of information and bringing education opportunities to blood bank and transfusion medicine professionals.  The HAABB hosts two annual meetings for the Kansas City & St Louis areas. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Meeting Sponsors

HAABB would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to our sponsors for their generous contribution to HAABB which has allowed us to host another virtual meeting.

We would not be able to provide this educational opportunity without their continued support.  Please take a moment to view these publications from our sponsors.


BECKMAN COULTER              FRESENIUS KABI




2022 Summer VIRTUAL Meeting 

Registration now open!!

Heart of America Association of Blood Banks

is excited to announce the upcoming

2022 Summer Virtual Meeting!

 

From June 15th – 29th, HAABB will be hosting a webinar series every Wednesday from 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT

 

REGISTER HERE!!

HAABB is a nonprofit organization, and throughout the pandemic we have been proud to provide virtual educational opportunities for healthcare professionals free of charge. Additionally, we have continued to support regional MLS or MLT students via our annual scholarship program.

Please consider supporting the HAABB by becoming a member ($20 annual membership) here: membership

 

or by making a $5 donation to help cover our virtual meeting costs here: 

We appreciate your support!



2020-2021 VIRTUAL MEETING RECORDINGS

View recordings of the 2020 Virtual Winter Meeting Sessions HERE


View recordings of the 2021 Virtual Summer Meeting Sessions HERE.


View recordings of the 2021 Virtual Fall Meeting Sessions HERE


View recordings of the 2022 Virtual Summer Meeting Sessions HERE.







 
************************************************** 
THANK YOU!
 
 
HAABB has been providing blood bank and transfusion medicine education to the "Heart of America" for over 50 years!  We could not have done this without YOU!!  Your attendance at these meetings is what drives us to continue each year!  We also could not have done this without the support of speakers who want to share their knowledge and vendors who give us tremendous support. 

 
So to all of you, HAABB says
THANK YOU!
**************************************************
Need a copy of our W-9?  click here

 Want to be notified when more details are available?

 

Complete the form below, click submit, and we will e-mail you when new details are available.  





HAABB is excited to welcome to the 2022-2023

HAABB Board of Directors

 

Gabe Metzler, Secretary

Brain Easley, Treasurer

Dr. Zhan Ye, Member at Large

Dr. Natalie Malvik, Member at Large

Craig Jackson, Vendor Representative

Jovona Powelson, Vendor Representative


 

and new roles for

 

Shay Jones, President

Mary Signaigo, President Elect

Kathryn Harrison, Vice President


Follow us on

Follow us on

Twitter

Current Officers 2022- 2023:

President:  Shay Jones, MLS (ASCP)CM, BBCM, Community Blood Center, Kansas City, MO

Past President:  Emily Coberly, MD, American Red Cross Blood Services, St. Louis, MO
President-Elect: Mary Signaigo, MT(ASCP), Mercy Hospital St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Vice-President:  Kathryn Harrison, MT(ASCP)SBBCM, WellSky, Overland Park, KS 

Treasurer:  Brian Easley, MLS(ASCP)CM, SBBCM, Saint Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Secretary:  Gabe Metzler, MLS(ASCP)CM, SBBCM, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO