Hoxworth Blood Center

Hoxworth Blood Center

Leadership

Ronald A. Sacher

Dr. Ronald A. Sacher, MD
Director
, Hoxworth Blood Center

Gregg Boothe

Gregg Boothe, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
Associate Director/Chief Operating Officer, Hoxworth Blood Center

Chris Carey

Dr. Patricia M. Carey, MD
Medical Director & Division Director Clinical Services
, Hoxworth Blood Center

Jose Cancelas

Dr. Jose A. Cancelas, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati
Deputy Director, Hoxworth Blood Center
Director, Research Division & Medical Director Cellular Therapies
Stem Cell Program Leader, Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Alin Girnita

Dr. Alin Girnita, MD
Division Director Tranplantation Immunology, Hoxworth Blood Center

Scott Inscho

Scott Inscho, CPA
Division Director Finance, Hoxworth Blood Center

Tom Leemhuis

Dr. Thomas Leemhuis, PhD, Divison Director Cellular Therapies

Dr. Carolyn Lutzko

Dr. Carolyn M. Lutzko, PhD
Division Director, Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapy, Hoxworth Blood Center; Associate Professor of Pediatrics Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Tom Renner

Thomas Renner, BS
Division Director Manufacturing, Hoxworth Blood Center

James Tinker

James Tinker, BS
Division Director Donor Recruitment & Community Relations
, Hoxworth Blood Center

Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board assists Hoxworth in developing a blood program which serves the needs of patients, hospitals, and blood donors in the region.They also advise the center on questions and policies regarding organizational and community relationships, implementing and carrying out programs to increase community involvement in blood donation activities, and support the center in fund raising initiatives. 

  • Richard Aft, PhD:  Philanthropic Leadership
  • Thomas Boat, MD:  UC Academic Health Center
  • Brenita Brooks:  National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
  • Rob Davis:    Consultant
  • Bob Dobbs:  American Financial Group  
  • Tim Egloff:  Fifth Third Bank (Commercial Banking)
  • Andrew Filak, MD:  UC Academic Health Center
  • Merwyn Grayson: Central Bank of Northern Kentucky
  • C. Dean Gregory:  Montgomery Inn 
  • Myron Hughes:  University of Cincinnati
  • Camille Jones, MD, MPH:  Cincinnati Department of Health
  • Lee Ann Liska:  University of Cincinnati Medical Center and UC Health
  • Fred Lucas, MD:  UC Academic Health Center
  • Sher McClanahan:  TriHealth
  • Carol Moorhead, St. Elizabeth Hospital Edgewood
  • Colleen O’Toole, PhD:  Greater Cincinnati Health Council
  • J. James Pearce, Jr.:  Pearce & Associates Consulting
  • James D. Plummer:  University of Cincinnati 
  • Balaji Purushothaman:  Procter & Gamble 
  • Jamie Smith:  Business Courier
  • Trisha Smitson:  American Red Cross, Cincinnati Region 
  • Michelle Steed:  Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Tri-State Chapter
  • Julie Washington:  Jamba Juice Company

 

Medical and Technical Advisory Committee

Adams County Regional Medical Center

  • Kathy Morrison
  • Blake Nestok, MD
  • Elizabeth Pendell

Bethesda (formerly Butler County Hospital)

  • Kimberly Brindza
  • Pamela Sequeira, MD

The Christ Hospital

  • James Devitt, MD
  • Carol Juniet
  • Nikki Kurak 

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

  • Ralph Gruppo, MD
  • Ana Salguero
  • Paul Steele, MD
  • Michelle Bailey, Hoxworth CCHMC Transfusion Service
  • Patricia Carey, MD, Hoxworth CCHMC Transfusion Service
  • Sharon Kuchma, Hoxworth CCHMC Transfusion Service

Dearborn County Hospital

  • Stephen Eliason, MD
  • Jennifer Hildebrand
  • Sandy Hoff
  • Michael Smith, MD

Drake Center, Inc

  • Helen Hancock
  • Kim Marto
  • Fred Lucas, MD

TriHealth (formerly Evendale Hospital)

  • Kimberly Brindza
  • Thomas Panke,MD 

Highland District Hospital

  • Regina Teeters
  • Walter Timperman, MD
  • Deborah Ward, MD
  • Bill Dennis

Margaret Mary Community Hospital

  • James Devitt, MD
  • Annette Gillman
  • Mary Jo Nobbe

 

Mercy Health Partners

Jewish Hospital

  • Timothy Braverman, MD
  • Janet Climer
  • Eileen Stern

Mercy Hospital Anderson 

  • Chad Balwanz
  • Ren Dansberry
  • John Svirbely, MD 

Mercy Hospital Clermont  

  • Cammie Hopper
  • Julie Porter
  • John Svirbely, MD

Mercy Hospital Fairfield

  • Beth Flodder
  • Jenny Mauntel
  • Stephen Whitlatch, MD

Mercy Hospital West

  • Susan Bonelli
  • Jay Jiang, MD
  • Audrey Kerby
  • Karen Leibel
  • Marianne Leininger
  • Nancy Reeves

Quest Diagnostics Inc

  • Glen Hortin, MD, PhD

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

St. Elizabeth Covington/ St. Elizabeth Edgewood 

  • Kathleen Matthews, MD
  • Carol Moorhead
  • Trish Nortmann
  • Karen Yunker

St. Elizabeth Florence

  • Amy Harvey
  • Kathleen Matthews, MD
  • Trish Nortmann

 St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas

  • Amanda Garrett
  • Trish Nortmann
  • Kathleen Matthews, MD

St. Elizabeth Grant

  • Kathleen Matthews, MD
  • Trish Nortmann

Shriners Hospital

  • Ann Sachritz
  • Paul Steele, MD

Southern Ohio Medical Center

  • Beverley Meadows
  • Vincent Randaisi, D.O.
  • Bridget Scott

Southwest Regional Medical Center
(formerly Brown County Hospital)

  • Greg Bamford
  • Blake Nestok, MD
  • Chris Tackett

 

TriHealth


Bethesda Butler County Hospital

  • Kimberly Brindza
  • Pamela Sequeira


Bethesda North Hospital

  • Gordon Bills, MD
  • Paulette Brown
  • Janet Helton
  • Judy Wilhelm
  • Deborah Wolterman


TriHealth Evendale

  • Kimberly Brindza
  • Sajini Mathew, MD
  • Anna Scovanner

 

Good Samaritan Hospital

  • David Bolten
  • Katherine Kemper
  • Sajini Mathew, MD
  • Louise Redden

 

UC Health

UC Health Surgical Hospital

  • Kathy Lipps

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
(formerly University Hospital
)

  • Helen Hancock
  • Angela Heinz
  • Fred Lucas, MD
  • Teresa Williams

West Chester Hospital

  • Rachel Harrison
  • Mary Beth Kasper
  • Fred Lucas, MD

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center

  • John Flege, MD
  • Evelyn V. Hess, MD

Veteran’s Administration Medical Center

  • Brad Dean
  • Saad Ghosn, MD, MPH
  • Cathy Listerman
  • Sue Norton
  • Kirby Reinhart, MD

 

Updated 2/27/14