Immunohematology & Blood Group Genomics: Past Milestones & Future Direction

On July 13, 2022, New York Blood Center Enteprises (NYBCe) honored the retirement of Dr. Connie Westhoff and Christine Lomas-Francis.  TheImmunohematology and Blood Group Genomics: Past Milestones and Future Direction symposium celebrated Dr. Westhoff's and Christine's far-reaching contributions to the field of transfusion medicine.

Click below to access recordings of the educational program.  You can view presentations on-demand and earn P.A.C.E. continuing education credit.

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Connie Westhoff, SBB, PhD

Dr. Westhoff began working at New York Blood Center in 2010.  She served in the following roles within New York Blood Center Enterprises:

  • Executive Scientific Director, Laboratory of Immunohematology & Genomics
  • Head, National Center for Blood Group Genomics
  • Member, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute

Watch Dr. Westhoff's Symposium Remarks


Christine Lomas-Francis, MSc, FIBMS

Christine Lomas-Francis began working at New York Blood Center in 2002.  She served in the following role:

  • Technical Director, Immunohematology

Watch Christine's Symposium Remarks






New York Blood Center Enterprises congratulates Dr. Connie Westhoff and Christine Lomas-Francis on their successful careers and wishes them both well in their retirement!