(Carmen) Marcela CONTRERAS

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1942-01-04
Education Dunalastair Br Sch for Girls Santiago Chile, Sch of Med Univ of Chile (clinical/immunology scholar, BSc, LMed, Medico-Cirujano, MD)
Publications N/A
Recreations opera, theatre, walking, reading, training in developing countries, riding
Clubs International Medical, Haematology Travellers'
Style Prof Dame Marcela Contreras, DBE
Career trg prog in internal med, immunology and immunohaematology (Univ of Chile) Univ Hosp J J Aguirre and Hosp San Juan de Dios Santiago 1968-72, lectr in immunology and immunohaematology Centre of Immunohaematology Univ Hosp J J Aguirre Santiago 1971-72, Br Cncl scholar Royal Postgraduate Med Sch and MRC Blood Gp Unit London 1972-74, head Immunohaematology Lab North London Blood Transfusion Centre Edgware 1974-78, sr registrar in haematology St Mary's Hosp London and Northwick Park Hosp Harrow 1978-80; North London Blood Transfusion Centre London: dep dir 1980-84, chief exec/med dir 1984-95; exec dir London and SE Zone Nat Blood Serv 1995-99, dir of diagnostics, development and research Nat Blood Serv 1999-; prof of transfusion med Royal Free and Univ Coll Hosp Med Sch 1998-, visiting prof Faculty of Applied Sciences Univ of the West of England 2004-; memb Cncl: Int Soc of Blood Transfusion (pres 1996-98), RCPath (chm Sub-Ctee on Transfusion Med 1994-95 and 1999-2001); pres Section of Pathology RSM 1992-94, pres Br Blood Transfusion Soc 2000-02; review ed Vox Sanguinis 1987-95 and 2003- (ed-in-chief 1996-2003), assoc ed Transfusion Alternatives In Transfusion Medicine 1989-96 and 1999-; memb Editorial Bd: Transfusion Medicine 1990-, Transfusion Medicine Reviews 1993-, Blood Reviews 1995-; hon sr lectr St Mary's Hosp London 1999-, hon memb MRC Blood Gp Unit; memb: bd of dirs NATA, Br Soc for Haematology, BMA, American Assoc of Blood Banks (AABB), Int Soc of Blood Transfusion (ISBT), Br Blood Transfusion Soc (BBTS), RSM (Sections of Pathology and Immunology), Euro Sch of Transfusion Med, Euro Cord Blood Banking Gp; hon academic Faculty of Medicine Univ of Buenos Aires 1989, Paul Harris fell Rotary Fndn of Rotary Int 1990, honoured guest lectr Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Soc 1993; Zoutendyk Medal Univ of Johannesburg 1995, H R Nevanlinna Medal Helsinki 2002, ISBT Award for outstanding contrib to blood transfusion and transfusion medicine 2004, ACOBASMET & Gp CIAMT Transfusion Medicine Award 2004, AABB/BBTS/ISBT Int Women in Transfusion Award 2005; hon memb: Chilean Soc for Haematology 1990, Brazilian Soc for Haemotherapy 1993; FRCPEd 1992, FRCPath 1997 (MRCPath 1988), FRCP 1998, fell Acad Med Sci 2003
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