Faculty
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Brenda J. Grossman, MD, MPH

Professor
Department of Medicine
Hematology Division
Department of Pathology & Immunology

Clinical Interests

  • Immunohematology
  • Transfusion practice
  • Therapeutic apheresis
  • Photophersis

Contact

  • 314-362-6032 (tel)
  • 314-362-1461 (fax)
  • 4th Floor BJC Institute of Health (office)
  • Division of Laboratory & Genomic Medicine
    Campus Box 8118
    Washington University School of Medicine
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1976 BS in Zoology, Ohio University, Athens, OH
1980 MD, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
2003 MPH, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St. Louis, MO
Post-graduate Training
1980-1983 Internal Medicine Resident, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
1984-1986 Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
1986-1988 Fellow, Transfusion Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Academic Positions & Employment
1989-1990 Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2001-2006 Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2006-2009 Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2009-2016 Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2014-2016 Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2016-present Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2016-present Professor of Medicine (Hematology), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Other Professional Experience
1984-1984 Emergency Room Physician, Newnan Hospital, Newnan, GA
1989-1993 Medical Officer, American Red Cross, National Headquarters
1994-1997 Medical Officer, American Red Cross, Missouri/Illinois Region
1997-2001 Chief Medical Officer, American Red Cross, Missouri/Illinois Regional Blood Services
Laboratory Director, American Red Cross National Testing Laboratory, Saint Louis
2001-2009 Director, Stem Cell Processing Laboratory, Saint Louis University Hospital
2001-2009 Associate Director, Saint Louis University Coagulation Consultants
University & Hospital Appointments
1988-1989 Assistant Medical Director, Blood Bank, Emory University Hospital
2001-2009 Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine Services, Saint Louis University
2009-present Medical Director, Blood Bank, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Current Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Current Director, Clinical Pathology Residency Program, Washington University
Current Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program, Washington University
University & Hospital Committees
1989 Ad hoc committee for the development of an autologous donor collection facility, Emory Clinic, Chairman
1988-1989 Transfusion Committee, Emory Hospital, Member
2001-2009 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Quality Assurance Committee, Saint Louis University Hospital
2001-2009 Blood Bank Quality Assurance Committee, Saint Louis University Hospital
2001-2009 Pharmacy, Therapeutics, Nutrition, and Transfusion Committee, Saint Louis University Hospital
2002-2009 Residency Training Committee, Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University
2008 Compensation Committee, Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, Chair
2008 University Medical Group Governing Board, Saint Louis University, Member
2009-2013 Laboratory Steering Committee, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Member
2009-present Transfusion Committee, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Member
2009-present Massive Transfusion Protocol Committee, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Member
2009-present Residency Training Committee, Department of Pathology, Washington University of Medicine, Member
2010-present Credentialing Committee, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Member
2010-present LGM Educational Programs Committee, Department of Pathology, Washington University, Member
2010-2016 Resident Research Day Committee, Department of Pathology, Washington University, Co-chair
2011-present Graduate Medical Education Committee, Washington University/BJH Consortium, Member
2011-present AP/CP Resident Selection Committee, Department of Pathology, Washington University, Member
2014-present BJC Clinical Expert Council (CEC) for Blood Management
2015 Clinical Competency Committee for AP/CP, CP Only and TM fellowship Programs
2016-present Credentialing Committee, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Chair
2016-present Medical Executive Committee, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Member
Board Certification
1983 American Board of Internal Medicine
1986 ABIM Subspecialty: Hematology
1989 ABP Special Certification: Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine
Honors & Awards
2003 Delta Omega, Honor Society of Public Health
2003 Alumni Academic Achievement Award, Saint Louis University School of Public Health
2004 Faculty of Year Award, Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2012 Clinical Pathology Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine
2016 Distinguished Educator Award: Clinical Fellow Mentoring, Washington University School of Medicine
Editorial Responsibilities
1990-present Editorial Board, Immunohematology
2004-present Reviewer, AABB Annual Meeting Abstracts, Transfusion
2006-2998 Technical Manual, 16th Edition, AABB, Associate Editor
2009-2011 Technical Manual, 17th Edition, AABB, Associate Editor
2012-2014 Technical Manual, 18th Edition, AABB, Associate Editor
Professional Societies & Organizations
1986-present American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
1988-present American Society of Hematology
1991,
2014-present
International Society of Blood Transfusion
1994-present Heart of American Blood Bank Association
2001-present American Society for Apheresis
2010-2016 College of American Pathologists
2010-present Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
2017 American Council of ECP (ACE)