The Emily Cooley Memorial Award & Lectureship began as a lectureship in 1963 and was designated as a Memorial Award in 1983. The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated teaching ability and has made a major contribution to the field of transfusion medicine or cellular therapies. The Emily Cooley Memorial Award will be presented to James T. Perkins, MD.
The Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Award & Lectureship honors Tibor Greenwalt, MD, who was the first registrant at the first AABB Annual Meeting and founding editor of TRANSFUSION. The award recognizes an individual who made major scientific or clinical contributions to hematology, transfusion medicine or cellular therapies and succinctly communicated these advances. The Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Award will be presented to Donald R. Branch BS, MT(ASCP)SBB, PhD.
Both awards will be presented at the Emily Cooley and Tibor Greenwalt Memorial Awards and Lectureships.