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ASFA Announces New Editor-in-Chief of the JCA!

Thursday, March 05, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lynsey Mellon
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The American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jeffrey L. Winters, MD, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Apheresis (JCA)!

Dr. Jeffrey L. Winters graduated with high distinction from the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine in Lexington Kentucky in 1993. His postgraduate training consisted of an Anatomic/Clinical Pathology residency in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky and a Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking fellowship in the Division of Transfusion Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine. Dr. Winters is currently an Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology in the Mayo College of Medicine and is the Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Therapeutic Apheresis Treatment Unit, a fifteen-bed unit performing approximately 3,000 therapeutic apheresis procedures annually. Dr. Winters is actively involved in ASFA and was President of ASFA from 2010 to 2011. He has also served on the Apheresis Applications Committees responsible for the 2000, 2007, 2010, and 2013 therapeutic apheresis guidelines, published in JCA Special Issues. Dr Winters has also been an associate editor for the JCA and was an editor and author for Apheresis: Principles and Practice 3rd edition and Therapeutic Apheresis: A Physician’s Handbook 2nd, 3rd, and 4th editions. Dr Winters has been an author on 94 peer-reviewed publications, of which 63 deal with apheresis.

Dr. Winters will work with Dr. Robert Weinstein, MD, to transition into the Editor-in-Chief role and his appointment will be effective June 1, 2015.

ASFA looks forward to the continued success of the JCA with this new leadership!