Education and Training
MD - Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Clinical Pathology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)
Transfusion Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine – American Board of PathologyClinical Pathology – American Board of Pathology
Titles and Academic Titles
Associate Medical Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Services
Attending Physician on the Apheresis Service
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Departments and Services
Rosochacki L, Hawkins J: Donor Screening and Deferral Clinics in Laboratory Medicine 41(4): 563-577, Dec 2021.
Hawkins J, Aster RH, Curtis BR.: Post-Transfusion Purpura: Current Perspectives. J Blood Med 9(10): 405-415, Dec 2019.
Rea B, Hawkins J, Min H, Maniglia R,Talati N, Glaser L. : Corynebacterium propinquum endocarditis: a confounding presentation of a rare entity Cardiovasc Pathol 28: 71-71, Jun 2017.
Hawkins J,Cifuentes M, Pleshko NL, Ambia-Sobhan H,Shapses SA. : Energy Restriction is associated with lower bone mineral density of the tibia and femur in lean but not obese female rats J. Nutr 140(1): 31-37, Jan 2010.
Hawkins J, Sesok-Pizzini D.: Neonatal Transfusion Testing, Manufacturing, Standards, and Storage Neonatal Transfusion Medicine. Deborah Sesok-Pizzini (eds.). Springer International, Page: 1-27, 2017.
Posters and Presentations
Grand Rounds: Plasma Exchange and Red Cell Alloimmunization in Pregnancy: A Case Report and Literature Review (1.0 contact hours). Versiti Medical Sciences Institute. Apr 2021.
"PASS, blood Bank Exam Review. Hemapheresis: Donor Center and Therapeutic Applications" South Central Association of Blood Banks and Blood Centers of Wisconsin. Apr 2020.
Awards and Honors
2008, Cook College General Honors Program
2007, Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar
2007, James Dickson Carr Scholarship
Editorial and Academic Positions
2020-present, Transfusion and Apheresis Science, Peer Reviewer
2019-present, Clinical Chemistry, Peer Reviewer
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2017-present, American Society for Apheresis (ASFA)
- 2020-present, Annual Meeting Organizing Committee
- 2020-present, Abstract Selection Committee, Co-Chair
- 2020-present, Abstract Selection Committee
2016-present, College of American Pathologist (CAP)
2015-present, American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
2010-present, American Medical Association (AMA)
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