President’s Award


Steven Kleinman, MD

Dr. Kleinman is an internationally recognized expert in the field of blood safety.

Since 1996, he has been president of a transfusion medicine consulting company (Kleinman Biomedical Research) located in Victoria, BC whose clients include numerous blood collection organizations, government, and industry in both the US and Canada. He is also Clinical Professor of Pathology at U. British Columbia. He has published over 100 peer reviewed scientific articles and 18 book chapters and has co-edited a textbook in Transfusion Medicine. He has chaired the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Committee on Transfusion Transmitted Disease, the AABB Interagency Task Force on Bacterial Contamination of Platelets and the Consensus Panel of the 2004 Canadian Consensus Conference on TRALI.