International Consortium for Blood Safety (ICBS) Liaison Members

International Consortium for Blood Safety (ICBS) Liaison Members

International Consortium for Blood Safety (ICBS) Liaison Members

J. Banji Adewuyi

Dept. of Haemotology
University of Ilorin,
email: / Liaison – African Society
of Blood Transfusion
Since September 2003
[replaces David Mvere]
Harvey J. Alter, M.D.
Chief, Infectious Diseases Section
Associate Director for Research
Department of Transfusion Medicine, NIH
Address: Bldg. 10, Rm. 1C-71110 Center Drive M.S.C. 1184, Bethesda, MD. 20892-1184, USA
Tel: 301-496-8393
Fax: 301 402-2965
Email: / Liaison – International
Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)
Since January 2000
Celso Bianco, M.D.
Executive Vice President
America’s Blood Centers
Address: America’s Blood Centers, 725 15th Street, N.W. Suite 700, Washington, DC. 20005, U.S.A.
Tel: 202 393-5725 X 36
Fax: 202 393-1282
Email: / Liaison – America's Blood Centers (ABC), USA (Former ICBS Member)
Member from September 1998 to May 2001
Liaison member since May 2001
Michael Busch, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President, Research and Scientific Services Division, Blood Centers of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA., U.S.A.
Irwin Center, Blood Centers of the Pacific, 270 Masonic Avenue,
San Francisco, CA 94118-4496, U. S. A.
Tel: 415-749-6615
Fax: 415-775-3859
Email: / Liaison – Blood Centers of the Pacific, USA (Former ICBS Member)
Member from September 1998 to May 2001
Liaison member since May 2001

Peter Carolan

(Replacing Marcela Garcia Gutiérrez)
International Federation of Red Cross/Crescent Societies (FRC) Geneva, Switzerland
Address: International Federation of Red Cross/Crescent Societies,
17, ch. Des Crets / Pt Saconnex, P.O. Box 372, Geneva, Switzerland.
Tel: 41 22- 7304409
Fax: 41 22- 7330395
Email: / Focal Person – International
Federation of Red
Cross/Crescent Societies (FRC)
Since 2001
Mary Chamberland, M.D., M.P.H .
Office of the Director, Division of Viral
And Rickettsial Diseases, CDC, U.S.A.
Address: Mailstop A30, 1600 Clifton Road NE,
Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.
Tel: 404-639-4350
Fax: 404-639-3163
Email: / Liaison – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA
Since September 1998
Roger Dodd, Ph.D.

Head, Transmissible Diseases Department

American Red Cross Holland Laboratory
Rockville, MD 20855, U.S.A.
Address: American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD., U.S.A.
Tel: 301-738-0641
Fax: 301-738-0495
Email: / Liaison – American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
Since November 2000
Androulla Eleftheriou, Ph.D.
TIF Scientific Coordinator
Nicosia, Cyprus
Address: 2083 Strovolos, P.O. Box 288097, Nicosia ,Cyprus.
Tel: 357-2-319129
Fax: 375-2-314552
Email: / Liaison – International
Federation of
Thalassemia (IFT)
Since February 2000
Feng Gao, M.D.
Vice President, Shanghai Blood Center
Address: , Shanghai Blood Center,
1191 Hong qiao Road, Shanghai 200051, China.
Tel: 86-21-627-81789 86-21-627-58027-5050
Fax: 86-21-629-58414
Email: / Liaison – Shanghai
Blood Center, China
Since September 1998
Robert Jones, M.D.
President, The New York Blood Center
New York.
Address: The New York Blood Center,
310 East 67th Street New York, New York 10021, USA.
Tel: 212-570-3010
Fax: 212-570-3195
Email: / Liaison – New York
Blood Center, USA
Since September 1998

Dr. Jean-Jacques Lefrere

L’Institut National Transfusion Sanguine
Address: 6 Rue Alexandre Cabanel
75739 PARIS Cedex 15
Tel: 011 - 33 – 1 – 4493 3051
Fax: 011 - 33 - 1 – 4567 8107
Email: / Liaison – L’Institut National Transfusion Sanguine
Since August 2002
L. Richard Meyers
Senior Operations Officer
Human Development Sector – Unit East Asia and Pacific Region
The World Bank.
Senior Operations Officer, Human Development Sector,
Unit East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington DC 20433, USA
Tel: 202 473-3727
Fax: 202-522-3394
Email: / Liaison - World Bank
Since March 2000
George Nemo, M.D.
SRGL-Transfusion Medicine, Blood Resources Branch, NHLBI
NIH, Bethesda, MD., U.S.A.
Address: 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7950, MD 20892-7950, USA,
Tel: 301-435-0075
Fax: 301-480-0868
Email: / Liaison – NIH, Heart, Lung Blood, USA
Since September 1998
Luc Noel, M.D.
Coordinator, Blood Transfusion Safety
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.
Address: WHO, Avenue Appia 20, Geneva 27, CH-1211, Switzerland.
Tel: 41 22 791-3681
Fax: 41 22 791-4836
Email: / Liaison – World Health
Organization (WHO/HQ)
Since July 2000
Gordon Perkin, M.D.
Former Director of the Global Health Program,
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, WA., U.S.A.
Email: / Liaison – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,
Seattle, USA
Since September 1998
Milton Tam, Ph.D.
Technical Director, Diagnostic Development, PATH, Seattle
Address: 4 Nickerson Street, Seattle, WA 98109, U.S.A
Tel: 206-285-3500
Fax: 206-285-6619
Email: / Liaison – PATH,
Seattle, USA
(Former ICBS Member)
Member from September 1998 to May 2001
Liaison since May 2001
Heinz Zeichhardt, Ph.D.
Professor, Virology, Institute for Infectious Diseases Medicine, Department of Virology
University Hospital Benjamin Franklin
Free University of Berlin
Address: University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin
Hindenburgdamm 27, Berlin (Lichterfelde), 12203 Berlin, Germany.
Tel: 49 30-8445 3624
Fax: 49 30-8445 3626
Mobile: 011-49-172-394 2588
Email: / German Institute
for Documentation and
Standardization in Laboratory
Medicine (INSTAND)
Member since July 2002 – continues to be liaison member since February 2001