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ASFA Governance

 

 Governance

ASFA is led by its Board of Directors, which is comprised of active ASFA members who are dedicated to the Society. Its mission is to advance apheresis medicine for patients, donors and practitioners through education, evidence-based practice, research and advocacy.

Board of Directors

Officers


 





Joseph Schwartz, MD, MPH
President

Laura Collins, RN, BSN, HP(ASCP)
Immediate Past President

YanYun Wu, MD, PhD, QIA
President-Elect
Columbia University Medical Center;  New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
University of Iowa 
Hospital and Clinics

Iowa City, IA
Bloodworks NW
Seattle, WA






Antonia Hagen-Coonradt 
Vice President

Alicia Garcia, RN, HP(ASCP)
Secretary

 Walter Linz, MD, MBA
Treasurer
United Blood Services
Billings, MT
UCSF Benioff Hospitals 
Oakland & San Francisco 
Alameda, CA
Scott and White
Temple, TX





 

 

Directors


 



Nicole Aqui, MD 

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Rasheed Balogun, 
MD, FCAP, FASN, HP(ASCP)

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Christina Gallagher, RN, BSN QIA

 Nationwide Children's Hospital
Colombus, OH






Margaret Hannan 
BS, LPN, AT (ASCP), CQA (ASQ)

Blood Bank of Delmarva
Newark, DE

 

 Michael Linenberger, MD

Fred Hutchinson 
Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

 

Yara A. Park, MD

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC




 

Jeffrey L. Winters, MD

Journal of Clinical Apheresis
Editor, Ex-Officio

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN