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Education and Training:

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Honors College of Literature, Science and Arts; Bachelor of Science in Cellular Biology with High Distinction and Highest Honors (Dec 1973)

M.D. University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1978)

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison (1978-1982)

Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship, Department of Transfusion Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (1982-1984)

James P. AuBuchon, MD, FCAP, FRCP(Edin)
President & Chief Executive Officer
Bloodworks NW

Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and of Laboratory Medicine
University of Washington
Office Address:
Bloodworks NW

Box 359190
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone:   (206) 233-3300
Fax:       (206) 273-6635
E-mail:   JimA@BloodworksNW.org

Transfusion safety 

Transfusion safety improvement processes and decision analysis


AuBuchon JP,  Estep TN, Davey RJ.  Effect of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate on the survival of stored red cells.  Blood 1988; 71:448-452.

AuBuchon JP, Brightman A.  Use of indium-111 as a red cell label. Transfusion 1989; 29:143-7.

AuBuchon JP, Cooper LK, Leach MF,  Zuaro DE, JD Schwartzman. Experience with universal bacterial culturing to detect contamination of apheresis platelet units in a hospital transfusion service. Transfusion 2002;42:855-61.

AuBuchon JP, Herschel L, Roger J.  Further evaluation of a new standard of efficacy for stored platelets. Transfusion 2005;1143-50.

Dumont LJ, AuBuchon JP for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Evaluation of proposed FDA criteria for the evaluation of radiolabeled red cell recovery trials. Transfusion 2008;48:1053-60.

Dumont LJ, Yoshida T, AuBuchon JP. Anaerobic storage of red blood cells in a novel additive solution improves in vivo recovery. Transfusion 2009;49:458-64.

AuBuchon JP, Linauts S, Vaughan M, Wagner J, Delaney M, Nester T. Evolution in a centralized transfusion service. Transfusion 2011; 51:2750-7.