Presentation on theme: "General Information 18 month program – Founded 1958. Mandated in 1972 by DOD Prepares students as military blood program officers. Train in Technical/Admin."— Presentation transcript:
General Information 18 month program – Founded 1958. Mandated in 1972 by DOD Prepares students as military blood program officers. Train in Technical/Admin procedures (SBB)- 12 months. Graduate credit and Degree w/ affiliated school- research last 6 months. Prepare manuscript. Sponsored by Army AABB Approved CAAHEP accredited
History 19582007197619741966 WRAIR (7) USA Research Lab, Ft. Knox (29) BBC Ft. Knox (8) WRAMC (149) TOTAL Graduates – 193 99 USA / 50 USAF / 41 USN / 1 Intn’l / 2 Civ
Facilities Walter Reed AMC Located in Washington DC “Home Base” Classroom Personal Office Space Computer (E-mail/Internet) Medical Library AFIP (Library) Clinical rotations- donor center, Trans. Svc., reference laboratory
National Naval Medical Center Located in Bethesda, MD Clinical rotation Transfusion service Reference testing Donor Center (ASBBC) Viral Testing 9 weeks BRAC main facility
Additional Training / Visits ASBPO SBPO AABB FDA NIH Johns Hopkins University of MD/Shock Trauma
Contacts William Turcan, MT (ASCP) SBB, Program Director Phone: (202)782-6210 DSN 662-6210 William.Turcan@na.amedd.army.mil LTC Francisco Rentas, PhD, SBB, Chief, Education & Training (202)782-0776 DSN 662-0776 Frank.Rentas@us.army.mil
Application and Selection See BBF Booth in Exhibit Hall Consult with SBPO or alumni
Class of 2007 Capt Karen Buikema – USAF CPT Robert Gates – USA LT Frederick Matheu – USN LT Toinette Riley – USN CPT Teresa Terry - USA
Class of 2008 LT Leslie Riggs – USN Capt Anthony Polito – USAF CPT Aleksy Casco-Figueroa - USA
BBF 50 th Year Anniversary Graduation dinner- on or around 24 Jun 08. Cost? Need funding from AABBF membership fees Jonathan Hoiles - firstname.lastname@example.org@yahoo.com 3520 3rd Ave., Apt. 109, San Diego, CA 92103 (619)-302-6814 Dinner at AABB Convention in Montreal Special coin to be designed Front – current BBF logo Back- design will include “1958-2008”, a gold Capitol Bldg, and the name of the two universities involved with the program.
BBF 50 th Year Anniversary Current class working with WRAMC TV to produce a video. To be presented at Graduation and 50 th Year Anniversary dinners Interviews with SBPOs, Program Directors, past and current ASBPO Directors Archive photos Student photos Narrator Submit pictures for the video to Bill Turcan or I..