LUNCH & LEARN- Bloodworks

Date: May 25, 2019
Event Location:Round Table in Federal Way

When: 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Where: Round Table Pizza 34410 16th Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98104

Agenda:

  • Volunteer community blood donations
  • Research Donor Program
  • Difference between donating blood for research vs. transfusion
  • Importance of blood donation in medical discovery
  • Connection between blood products and Sickle cell research
  • How you can help!

 

Presenter Bio:

Evan Delay, MSN is a registered nurse with 10 years of experience and dedication to patient care and research. Before joining Bloodworks NW, Evan worked at UW Medical Center in the high-risk antepartum and labor and delivery units. During her time in high-risk obstetrics, she experienced firsthand how painful and medically complicated it can be to experience pregnancy and childbirth while battling Sickle cell disease. Evan cared for many pregnant woman while they managed periods of Sickle crisis, as well as treated women with massive transfusion protocols when in need of blood product replacement. In recent years Evan has turned her attention to helping people on a boarder scale by supporting research that has the potential to be life-saving to many in the future. Evan manages the BWNW Research Donor Program to help volunteer blood donors support this shared mission of finding better treatments and therapies for generations to come.