2009: Marianne A. Silva

Karen Tiegerman Memorial Lectureship


Marianne A. Silva, MS, MT(ASCP) SBB, CQA(ASQ)

Marianne is a Consultant with AABB Consulting Services Division providing consulting services in the regulatory aspects of transfusion medicine, quality systems, transfusion services and donor centers. Marianne has over 30 years of experience in blood banking and has been the Compliance Officer for a licensed blood center and a university- based academic medical center with an active donor program and apheresis unit.

Marianne was a member of the AABB Standards Committee for the 20th thru 22nd editions, and has served as Chair of the Committee for the 23rd and 24th editions. Marianne has been the liaison for the Canadian Standards Association in the development of Standards for blood banks and transfusion services in Canada and has also served on the Bacterial Contamination Task Force and the Circular of Information Task Force.