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James P. AuBuchon, M.D., FCAP, FRCP(Edin).

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  • President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Puget Sound Blood Center
  • Professor of Medicine (Hematology) & Laboratory Medicine
  • University of Washington


  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • University of Wisconsin (AP/CP residency)
  • National Institutes of Health (Transfusion medicine fellowship)

Previous Positions:

  • American Red Cross Blood Services
    • Regional centers
    • National headquarters
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
    • Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Service
    • Pathology Residency Program Director
    • E. Elizabeth French Professor and Chair of Pathology

Research Interests:

  • Blood component storage
    • Effect of plasticizers on red cells
    • Bacterial contamination
  • Decision analysis
    • Cost-effectiveness analysis of blood safety interventions
  • Radiolabeling of blood cells for kinetic analysis

Other Positions:

  • President-Elect, AABB
  • Past-Chair, Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion Collaborative
  • Associate Editor, Transfusion
  • Associate editor, Vox Sanguinis

Outside Interests:

  • Sailing
  • Classic powerboating
  • Cycling
  • Highland bagpipe


Last updated: 3/04/10