Dr. Mark Yazer is a Professor of Pathology and an Associate Director of the Centralized Transfusion Service. The division provides clinical transfusion support to the UPMC health system hospitals and is actively involved in its Patient Blood Management Program. Dr. Yazer has general expertise in the area of transfusion medicine with particular clinical and research expertise in blood product utilization in trauma and massive bleeding resuscitation, and in Patient Blood Management. Dr. Yazer's research interests include blood utilization in trauma, whole blood, antibody titers, and patient blood management. He has received grant funding from the NIH, US DoD.