Welcome to the Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of Transfusion Medicine, globally recognized for its exceptional diagnostic and consultation services. The Transfusion Medicine Division within the Department of Pathology includes the Transfusion Medicine Laboratory, Immunogenetics Laboratory, and Hemapheresis and Transfusion Support (HATS) Clinic.

In close collaboration with the esteemed Johns Hopkins Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery, the Division of Transfusion Medicine stands as a beacon of excellence. Trust in our precision and dedication as we continue to deliver unparalleled medical services. Welcome to a realm where expertise meets unwavering commitment.

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Mary Fowler, M.D.. M.P.H.

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Mary Fowler, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Mary Fowler is a professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also has an appointment in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of International Health.

As a pediatrician and clinical researcher Dr. Fowler has devoted her career to prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) and treatment and care of pediatric HI... Read full bio

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Congratulations Castle Connolly Top Docs for 2024

Castle Connolly just announced their “top doctors” for 2024, and three of our faculty are on the list! 2024 Castle Connolly Top Doctors As they describe it, ” Castle Connolly Top Doctors are peer-nominated, and thoroughly vetted by our physician-led research team. These doctors are best-in-class healthcare providers, embodying excellence in clinical care as well as interpersonal skills.”

Congratulations Drs. Pedram Argani, Ralph H. Hruban and Brigitte M. Ronnett!

Congratulations, Carina Friend!

Carina Friend

Carina Friend, a recent Johns Hopkins Hospital Specialist in Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine Program graduate, has been awarded the 2023 AABB Future Leader Specialist in Blood Bank Scholarship Award for her project, "Intrauterine Transfusion for Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus Secondary to Maternal Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization versus Fetal Anemia of Nonimmune Etiology". This was work that she partnered with Dr. Liz Crowe, Blood Bank and SBB Program Medical Director, and Johns Hopkins Fetal Therapy.

Congratulations Carina!

2022 Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

Swetha Paluru, Christopher Gocke and Kevan Salimian
Swetha Paluru, M.B.B.S., Christopher Gocke, M.D. and Kevan Salimian, M.D., Ph.D.

We had three faculty members in Pathology who received a SOM award:

  • Armstrong Award for Excellence in Quality and Safety - Swetha Paluru, M.B.B.S
  • Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork - Christopher Gocke, M.D. and Kevan Salimian, M.D., Ph.D.

Congratulations team!