Beth Shaz, MD, is Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Executive Vice President at New York Blood Center. Previously, she was an associate professor at Emory School of Medicine and served as transfusion service director at Grady Memorial Hospital. Earlier, she was an instructor at Harvard Medical School and served as associate medical director of the transfusion service and medical director of the transfusion/pheresis unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Shaz is the president of AABB Board of Directors. She is a scientific member of Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion, an Associate Editor of TRANSFUSION and an editorial board member of BLOOD. She received her medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University. She completed a surgical internship at Georgetown followed by an anatomic and clinical pathology residency and transfusion medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.