Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Leo with one of his Corgis, Walter. Photo credit: Leo Notenboom.

National Blood Donor Month & Leo Notenboom: “I’m So Fortunate to be Able to Donate, So I Should.”

Leo Notenboom with one of his Corgis, Walter. Photo credit Leo Notenboom. For National Blood Donor Month 2022, we’re highlighting one of our most dedicated –Read more →

Julius Wolfe: Seventh-Grade Survivor

Like most people when they get the news, seventh grader Julius Wolfe didn’t see his February 2021 diagnosis of Acute Myleoid Leukemia coming. Nor did heRead more →

“A Matter of Life & Death” – Dr. Jorge Reyes & Dr. Saman Arbabi (S2 E22)

We throw around the expression, “It’s a matter of life and death,” so frequently that the words can lose their impact. However, when you talk toRead more →

Briar Gard: Tiny Girl, Big Fight

“We began to see blood transfusions as her elixir of life – Something that’s necessary for her health and strength.“ -Kiley & Scott Gard, blood donorsRead more →

Dr. Charles Drew – “More Than a Hollywood Ending” (S2 E21)

Dr. Charles Drew is known as the Father of Blood Banking.  He’s credited with saving thousands of lives during World War II after coming up withRead more →

More than 97% of Bloodworks Northwest Employees are Fully Vaccinated

“Our Work has One Goal: Saving Lives.” – Curt Bailey, President & CEO Over 97% of Bloodworks Northwest employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with 2%Read more →

Our Commitment to Health: A message from CEO Curt Bailey To Bloodworks Staff

Our Work has One Goal: Saving Lives.  Our partnership with our community is the foundation of our critical healthcare mission.  Whenever people need blood, we’re hereRead more →

What’s blood clot to do with it? Raising funds for a blood clot imaging suite

The scientists at Bloodworks Research Institute probably wouldn’t tell you they plan to change the world. In fact, it’s hard to get a scientist to agreeRead more →

Meet the Bloodworks Board

Bloodworks’ Board of Trustees provides insight and guidance into the decisions that steer our operations. Our trustees bring a unique perspective to their role within Bloodworks. Read more →

Diagnosis, treatment, & prevention: patient care at Bloodworks

Bloodworks is a diverse organization, spanning the spectrum of medicine from diagnosis through specialized testing to treatment by our clinical programs to prevention via blood research.Read more →