On July 13, 2022, New York Blood Center Enteprises (NYBCe) honored the retirement of Dr. Connie Westhoff and Christine Lomas-Francis. The Immunohematology and Blood Group Genomics: Past Milestones and Future Direction symposium celebrated Dr. Westhoff’s and Christine Lomas-Francis’ far-reaching contributions to the field of transfusion medicine.
NYBCe congratulates Dr. Connie Westhoff and Christine Lomas-Francis on their successful careers and wishes them both well in their retirement!
Connie Westhoff, SBB, PhD
Dr. Westhoff began working at New York Blood Center in 2010. She served in the following roles within New York Blood Center Enterprises:
- Executive Scientific Director, Laboratory of Immunohematology & Genomics
- Head, National Center for Blood Group Genomics
- Member, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute
Christine Lomas-Francis, MSc, FIBMS
Christine Lomas-Francis began working at New York Blood Center in 2002. She served in the following role:
- Technical Director, Immunohematology