Dr Beth Shaz
Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, New York Blood Center
Beth H. Shaz, MD, is Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Senior Vice President at New York Blood Center, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center. Beth is leading NYBC’s Comprehensive Cell Solutions. CCS is focused on developing, improving, and implementing regenerative medicine, cell therapies, transfusion medicine, and related scientific and medical endeavors. She is also responsible for all medical and scientific activities at NYBC, including the Lindsey F. Kimball Research Institute, hemophilia services, transfusion services, cellular therapy, perioperative autologous transfusion, and clinical apheresis. Previously, she was an Associate Professor at Emory University School of Medicine and director of the transfusion service at Grady Memorial Hospital. Also, she was an instructor at Harvard Medical School and associate director of the transfusion service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Beth received her Medical Degree with research distinction from the University of Michigan and Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering with distinction from Cornell University. She did a general surgery internship at Georgetown University, an anatomic & clinical pathology residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a transfusion medicine fellowship at Harvard Medical School.