Dr. Mary Townsend MD

Medical Director, Vitalant

Dr. Mary Townsend is senior Medical Director at Blood Systems, with a focus on improving the donation experience. She has served on the AABB Uniform Donor History Questionnaire Task Force to help streamline the questionnaire for both donors and blood centers, on the AABB Donor Hemovigilance Committee to help address and reduce donor reactions, and on the Young Donor Adverse Reaction group, also to find ways to reduce adverse events in young donors. Dr. Townsend is also an active member of both the FABC and the ABC Board of Directors.