NYBC is pleased to announce that NYBC President and CEO Christopher D. Hillyer, MD, was honored with the 2017 President's Award at the AABB Annual Meeting held recently in San Diego.


The award recognizes recipients whose work exemplifies extraordinary public service and contributions in health care and furthers AABB's goals and missions.


In recognition of his leadership as chair of the National Blood Foundation Scientific Research Grants Review Committee, which, through its deliberative and thoughtful process, touched the lives of so many investigators in transfusion medicine. Furthermore, for his personal example and mentorship that influenced the careers of many in the field of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.