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Associate Professor; Head, Transfusion Research Unit, Monash University

Associate Professor Erica Wood is a Transfusion Medicine Specialist, and Head of the Transfusion Research Unit at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University in Melbourne.

Erica works as a Consultant Haematologist at Monash Health and holds an Honorary Consultant Haematologist appointment at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Erica is a member of the World Health Organization's Expert Advisory Panel on Transfusion Medicine, and has served as a WHO regional advisor in blood safety. She is vice-president of the International Society of Blood Transfusion, president of the International Haemovigilance Network and past President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion.

Erica is a member of the advisory committee of the Blood Matters transfusion practice improvement collaborative (a partnership between the Victorian Department of Health and the Blood Service) and of its Serious Transfusion Incident Reporting (STIR) regional haemovigilance program. She is actively involved in teaching, previously serving as Chief Examiner in Haematology for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, and on the RACP/RCPA Haematology Joint Specialist Advisory Committee.


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    Associate Professor; Head, Transfusion Research Unit, Monash University