Blood Donations: Facts, Fear and Discrimination

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Sunday, February 1, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am

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Presenters: 
Speaker: Dr. Magda Houlberg, Chief Clinical Officer, Howard Brown Health Center
Speaker: Dr. Robert Garofalo, Professor, Northwestern University Feiberg School of Medicine
Speaker: Hon. Mike Quigley, Congressman, Illinois 5th District
Description: 

This session will discuss the FDA policy that prohibits gay and bisexual men from donating blood and potential changes to this policy. This will serve as an educational opportunity for ALA members who are hosting blood drives throughout the country at their various libraries to educate them on the FDA policy. We encourage attendees at the ALA Midwinter Meting to participate

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Last Updated: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 8:55am CST
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