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Faculty Detail    
Name LAWRENCE ALBERT WILLIAMS
Assistant Professor
 
Campus Address WP P230 Zip 0000
Phone  205-934-7774
E-mail  law3@uab.edu
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Education
Medical School  Ross University    2007  MD 
Residency  East Carolina University    2011  Anatomic and Clinical Pathology 
Fellowship  Yale University    2012  Transfusion Medicine 
Fellowship  Virginia Commonwealth University    2013  Hematopathology 

Certifications
Clinical Pathology  2013 
Transfusion Medicine  2014 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Pathology   Laboratory Medicine Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
EDUCATION:
MD 2007 Ross University, Dominica, West Indies

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:
Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2007-2011, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Fellow, Transfusion Medicine, 2011-2012, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Fellow, Hematopathology, 2012-2013, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:
Assistant Professor, Transfusion Medicine, 2013 to present, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Association of Blood Banks  Member  www.aabb.org 
American Pathology Foundation  Member  www.apfconnect.org 
American Society for Apheresis  Member  www.apheresis.org 
American Society for Clinical Pathology  Member  www.ascp.org 
College of American Pathologists  Member  www.cap.org 

Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Plasma Transfusions at Veterans Administration Hospitals
Description
Management of anticoagulant medications. Blood Management in Community Settings. Proper and advanced use of blood products.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Pham HP, Jiang N, Pan Z, Williams LA 3rd, Marques MB. Apheresis research-more abstracts should be published as full manuscripts to provide more evidence for clinical practice guidelines. J Clin Apher. 2015 May 23. doi: 10.1002/jca.21405.  26011563 
Pham HP, Williams LA 3rd. Plasma vs. cryoprecipitate for fibrinogen replacement in therapeutic plasma exchange procedures. J Clin Apher. 2015 Mar 19. doi: 10.1002/jca.21392  25790250 
Williams L, Hunter J, Marques M, Vetter T. Periprocedural management of patients on anticoagulants. Clin Lab Med. 2014 Sep;34(3):595-611. doi: 10.1016/j.cll.2014.06.010. Epub 2014 Jul 21.  25168945 
Li N, Williams L, Zhou Z, Wu Y. Incidence of acute transfusion reactions to platelets in hospitalized pediatric patients based on the US hemovigilance reporting system. Transfusion. 2014 Jan 12. doi: 10.1111/trf.12520. [Epub ahead of print]  24410992 
Williams L, Snyder E, Transfusion-Related Adverse Events, Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier. 18-Oct-2014 doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.00075-1   
Pietersz, RNI, et al. International Forum on Prophylactic Platelet Transfusions. Vox Sang. 2012 Aug;103(2):159-76. doi: 10.1111/j.1423-0410.2012.01595.x. Epub 2012 Apr 20.  22519879 
Sayeed S, Williams LA, Riley RS, Roseff, SD. "Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome - Distinguishing Features for Diagnosis and Treatment." ASCP Case Reports. Sept 2013.    
Willams LA, Dobbs LJ "Recognition and Outcomes of Diabetic Mastopathy." ASCP Check Sample, 2011.   

Keywords
Blood transfusion, Stem cell collection, Medical education, Plasma transfusion, Coagulation testing