Dr. Arthur Bracey graduated with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 with a BA in Biochemistry. He obtained his MD from Georgetown University Medical School in 1976. Post-graduate training includes: Intern - Internal Medicine – Georgetown, Resident - Anatomic Pathology – Georgetown, Resident - Clinical Pathology - NIH Clinical Center. He is Professor of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine from 2017. He is Chief of Clinical Pathology at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. Board and professional organization service includes: Medical Advisory Committee - American Red Cross - member, Annual Meeting Education Program Unit American Association of Blood Banks - chair, Transfusion Medicine Resource Committee College of American Pathologists - chair, American Association of Blood Banks - board, National Marrow Donor Program - board Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center – board, HRSA Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation – member, and HHS Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability - chair.