The Heart of America Association of Blood Banks is a nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to improving Transfusion Medicine by fostering the exchange of information and bringing education opportunities to blood bank and transfusion medicine professionals.  The HAABB hosts two annual meetings for the Kansas City & St Louis areas. 









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for the
HAABB Fall Meeting
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September 23, 2014



Drury Inn & Suites Near Forest Park

2111 Sulphur Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63139




The Meeting Preview includes brief descriptions of the
presentations as well as short bios of the presenting speakers. 




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Beginning in 2011, the HAABB started awarding a matching $500 scholarship to the school of the winning student to be used for educational purposes.  Click on the Student Scholarship tab (above) for more information.




The HAABB welcomes new Board Members: 



Lynsi Rahorst, Vice President


Jackie Ensley, Member-at-Large


Sue Johnson, Member-at-Large


HAABB is a volunteer organization that provides educational opportunities for medical laboratory professionals with an emphasis on transfusion medicine.

Current Officers 2014 - 2015:

President:  Laurie Wolf, MT(ASCP)SBB, University of KS Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 

Vice-President:  Lynsi Rahorst, MT(ASCP), Community Blood Center,  Kansas City, MO

President Elect:  Jennifer Jung, MT (ASCP), American Red Cross, St. Louis, MO

Treasurer:  Diana Moroney, MBA, MT(ASCP)SBB, American Red Cross, St. Louis, MO
Secretary:  Mary Signaigo, MT(ASCP), Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Past President: Michelle Burgin, MT(ASCP)SBB, Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia, MO