Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Dr. Kruse-Jarres sitting at her desk.

Bloodworks First Person: “I dream about curing hemophilia and owning a coffee shop in the Caribbean”

Welcome to Bloodworks First Person, a series profiling Bloodworks Northwest employees, volunteers and donors. Dr. Rebecca Kruse-Jarre is the medical director of Bloodworks’ Washington Center for Bleeding Disorders which helps patients with hemophilia and Von Willebrand disease be healthy and independent.Read more →

On Being (and Inspiring) Women In Science

In honor of International Women and Girls in Science Day on February 11, Bloodworks Northwest's Dr. Sherrill Slichter and Dr. Emily Fawcett spoke with KIRO-FM Radio about what it's like to be women in science – and how adults can help more young women pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.Read more →

A Fond Farewell to a Line Dancing Bloodworks Legend

  Velma Brooks is someone you remember. Bubbly and bright, she instantly puts you at ease. Indeed, over her years at Bloodworks Northwest, she made friendsRead more →

In His Blood: How One Man’s Idea for the First Blood Bank Saved the World

“The world and its creation is the great divine miracle before which humanity bows reverently, but not without hope of an ultimate better understanding” -Dr. Bernard FantusRead more →