Faculty Members

Dr. Susan Nahirniak

Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

About Me

Dr. Susan Nahirniak obtained her undergraduate Medical Laboratory Science and Medical Degrees as well as her Hematopathology certification at the University of Alberta. She currently serves as the Section Chief/ Divisional Director for the AHS Edmonton Zone Transfusion Medicine Service and the Deputy Clinical Department Head for Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.   She is a member of the Alberta Blood Office Collaborative (ABOC), Canada's National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products (NAC) and the International Collaborative for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines (ICTMG).  These committee involvements and her research interests focus on improving the appropriateness and quality of transfusion medicine.


Research Keywords

Adverse event monitoring., cytomegalovirus, Dose / Safety considerations, Pediatrics, Quality Assurance, Retrospective case series review, seroconversion rate determination., solid organ transplant recipients, Transfusion transmitted disease, Transfusion, Best Practice, Allocation