Save the Date for the 2nd #CommunityConversations about Blood Donation

Celebrate World Blood Donor Day and Learn the Importance of Donating Blood

June 14 at 1:00 p.m. ET on Facebook LIVE

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, but only 3% of eligible Americans donate.


On June 14, World Blood Donor Day, join the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Blood Diseases & Disorders Education Program, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, and the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB) for a Facebook LIVE event about the importance of donating blood. Blood health experts will discuss the process and how donations are used.


Hear from:

  • Dr. Julie Panepinto, Director of the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources at the NHLBI
  • Dr. Kamille West-Mitchell, Chief of the Department of Transfusion Medicine’s Blood Services Section at the NIH Clinical Center
  • Dr. Yvette Miller, Executive Medical Officer for the Donor and Client Support Center of the American Red Cross and member of various AABB Task Forces 


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