Addisalem Taye Makuria
Dr. Addisalem Taye Makuria obtained her medical degree from the Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine, Ethiopia. She completed the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certification (ECFMG) in the United States. Dr. Makuria continued her medical training in a residency program in anatomic and clinical pathology at Georgetown University, Medstar Hospital in Washington D.C. and a fellowship program in transfusion medicine/blood banking at the Department of Transfusion Medicine, National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, MD. Currently, she is a medical officer at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and an attending physician on an as needed basis at the Department of Hematology and Laboratory Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC.
Dr. Makuria received certification from the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, and Washington D.C.
She has authored or co-authored several peer-reviewed journal articles related to Atherosclerosis, Neuropathology and Transfusion Medicine with publications in the journal of Atherosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Neurooncology and Transfusion. She also authored the AABB PBM Program Toolkit: Quality Manual, AABB 2018.