Morris A. Blajchman MD, FRCPC

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Title: Science Educator
Company: McMaster University
Location: Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, United States

Morris A. Blajchman MD, FRCPC, Science Educator at McMaster University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Medicine.

Dr. Blajchman has been with McMaster in Ontario, Canada, since 1982, and served as a medical director with Canadian Blood Services in Southern Ontario from 2007 to 2012. He has been a leader in transfusion medicine and hemostasis, and was notably a medical director with the Canadian Red Cross Society from 1975 to 1998. Dr. Blajchman is also the founding former editor of Transfusion Medicine Reviews, and served as editor-in-chief from 1987 to 2012. With a prolific volume of published articles and book contributions to his name, he was selected to receive an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and has appeared in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World.

An alumnus of McGill University, Dr. Blajchman earned a MD in 1964 and became a hematologist at Hamilton Civic Hospital in Ontario in 1970. He was appointed assistant professor with McMaster University in 1970t, and joined the McMaster University Medical Centre in 1975, where he served until 1998. Concurrently, Dr. Blajchman took on roles there as head of transfusion medicine services and chief of service in hematology from 1985 to 1998. Dr. Blajchman has also worked with U.S. doctors as chairman of the steering committee for the Clinical Trials Network in Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis affiliated with the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Blajchman belongs to numerous medical groups including the American Society of Hematology, the New York Academy of Sciences, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and the International Society of Hematology. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and received a 2016 James Blundell Award from the British Blood Transfusion Society. Other notable accolades include a 2004 Cooley Award from the AABB, a 2004 Foundation Lecturer honor from the Royal College of Pathologists in London, and the 125th Commemorative Medal from the Governor General of Canada.

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