Transfusion Medicine

Faculty

Rida Abid Hasan, MD

Assistant Professor

Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Theresa A. Nester, MD

Professor
Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program

Monica B. Pagano, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director of Transfusion Services | Associate Director Pathology Residency Program

Elizabeth M. Staley, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine

Hamilton C. Tsang, MD

Assistant Professor

The Transfusion Medicine Division provides transfusion laboratory services for Harborview Medical Center, the University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The mission of our division is to provide the highest level of patient care, education, and research in transfusion medicine and blood banking.

Health Services Managers

UWMC: Nina Sen, BB SBB(ASCP)CM (senn@uw.edu)

HMC: Erin Tuott, MLS SBB(ASCP)CM (tuotte@uw.edu)

Compliance Analyst and Quality

UWMC: Christine B. Clark, MLS(ASCP)CM (cbclark@uw.edu)

HMC: Virginia "Gie" Cruz-Cody, CE, CQA(ASQ), CQM(ASQ) (valgas@uw.edu)

Transfusion Safety Officer

UWMC: Marnie C. Thomas, MSN, RN (marniet@uw.edu)

HMC: Melora Riveira, RN, CCRN (melorag@uw.edu)

Teaching

The Transfusion Medicine Division provides training for undergraduate and graduate medical laboratory science students, medical students, Clinical Pathology residents and Transfusion Medicine fellows. Please see the Medical Laboratory Science undergraduate program, the MS in Laboratory Medicine & Pathology graduate program or the Transfusion Medicine Fellowship sponsored through Bloodworks Northwest for more information.

Current Fellows

2021-2022 Joel Addams, MD

Former Fellows

2020-2021 Jacqueline Poston, MD

2019-2020 Valery Li, MD

2018-2019 Matt Hiskey, MD

2017-2018 Chakri Gaava, MD

2017-2018 Brian Gorospe, MD

2016-2017 Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD

2015-2016 Debra Smith, MD, PhD

2014-2015 Kate Grogan, MD

2013-2014 Jeffrey Barroso, MD

2012-2013 Jessica Poisson, MD

2012-2013 Shweta Jain, MD