BloodSource Doctor to Speak at Shriners Hospital on August 7

Jonathan Hughes, M.D., Associate Medical Director at the BloodSource

Jonathan Hughes, M.D., Associate Medical Director at the BloodSource

The Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California Lunchtime Lecture series continues at 12 noon, Friday, August 7, with a presentation by Jonathan Hughes, M.D., Associate Medical Director at the BloodSource.  Dr. Hughes will discuss Pediatric Transfusion Basics: A Story from Vein to Vein.

Dr. Hughes is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with subspecialty board certification in Blood Banking/Transfusion medicine. He has expertise in patient blood management, quality systems, regulatory compliance, clinical laboratory consultation and laboratory issues. He will turn his attention to the unique needs of children in his lecture on Pediatric Transfusion Basics.  A resource to over 40 hospitals in 26 counties in Central and Northern California, the BloodSource is committed to developing solutions for highly-specialized patient needs.

The Shriners lunchtime lectures are designed to engage and educate health care professionals and the Sacramento community at large.  The series promotes the hospital’s mission to advance the lives of children through medical treatment, teaching and research.

Health professionals and interested members of the community are invited to attend. Brown bag lunches are welcome. Reservations are not required. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis. Free parking is available in the Shriners Hospital garage.  Brown bag lunches are welcome.

Media Contact:  Catherine Curran | Public Relations (916) 453-2218 | ccurran@shrinenet.org

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