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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAABB SUMMER MEETING REVIEW


The first session of the HAABB Virtual Summer Meeting went live at 1pm CST on June 9, 2021. 


Dr. Thomas Schneider presented 

RBC Genotyping: Current and Emerging Application

 

Dr. Schneider describes the appropriate uses of red blood cell genotyping,

explains why the complete assessment of RHD and RHCE by molecular techniques is difficult

and discusses different red cell genotyping techniques that are commonly used as well as emerging methods.


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Maggie Neustadt, JD, CPHRM presented

What is Medical Malpractice and how can you avoid it?


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This session was recorded and can be viewed HERE

The HAABB 2019 Fall Meeting was held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Drury Inn & Suites in St. Louis, MO.  This was a great meeting with many exceptional speakers on a variety of topics.  For a more detailed look at the topics and presentations, please click the meeting review and available presentation links below.  


The HAABB 2019 Fall Meeting was held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Drury Inn & Suites in St. Louis, MO.  This was a great meeting with many exceptional speakers on a variety of topics.  For a more detailed look at the topics and presentations, please click the meeting review and available presentation links below.  

The HAABB 2019 Fall Meeting was held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Drury Inn & Suites in St. Louis, MO.  This was a great meeting with many exceptional speakers on a variety of topics.  For a more detailed look at the topics and presentations, please click the meeting review and available presentation links below.  



The second session of the HAABB Virtual Summer Meeting went live at 1pm CST

on June 16, 2021.


This session features Dr. Emily Coberly speaking on

Recent Updates in Blood Donor Eligibility, Deferral Periods and Donor Testing.


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as well as Gina Folk who presented a case study titled

Just When U Think U Got It


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This session was recorded and can be viewed HERE

 

 



The third session of the HAABB Virtual Summer Meeting went live at 1pm CST

on June 23, 2021.

This session will consist of two case studies featuring 

Emily Fiore from University of Kansas Health System


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and Dr. Emily Schindler from Mercy in Saint Louis


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as well as a fun game with

Jennifer (aka honorary Emily for the session) Jung

with American Red Cross in Saint Louis


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This session was recorded and can be viewed HERE

 



The fourth session of the HAABB Virtual Summer Meeting went live at 1pm CST

on June 30, 2021.


This session will feature Dr. Joseph Restivo talking about Whole Blood; The Whole Story  


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and Mya Masterson with a case study titled Fighting the Good Fight 


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This session was recorded and can be viewed HERE