Fernando Martinez, MD
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Fernando Martinez, MD, MScPH

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Fernando Martinez, MD, MScPH

 

PRESENT TITLE AND AFFILIATION

Primary Appointment

Medical Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Transfusion Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Fellowship Program Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

N/A

CITIZENSHIP

United States

OFFICE ADDRESS

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

2555 Holly Hall

Unit Number: 0800

Houston, TX 77054

Room Number: HHB1.1075

Phone: 713-792-7788

Fax: 713-794-1410

EDUCATION

Degree-Granting Education

Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, MD, 1986, medicine

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, MPH, 1992, epidemiology

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, AP/CP pathology, 2002, Pathology

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, Medical Microbiology, 2003, Medical Microbiology

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine, 2004, Transfusion Medicine

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Chemical Pathology, 2008, Chemical Pathology

Postgraduate Training

Clinical Residency, pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 7/1997-6/2002

Clinical Fellowship, Medical Microbiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, Dr. Michael Smith, 7/2002-6/2003

Clinical Fellowship, Transfusion Medicine and Blood Bank, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Dr. Aida Narvios, 7/2003-6/2004

Clinical Fellowship, Chemical Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Dr. Beverly Handy, 8/2007-8/2008

CREDENTIALS

Board Certification

The American Board of Pathology (Pathology - Anatomic), 06-260, 8/2006-12/2016

The American Board of Pathology (Pathology - Clinical), 06-260, 8/2006-12/2016

The American Board of Pathology (Anatomic/Clinical Pathology), 06-260, 8/2006-4/2025, Recertification Date: 4/2015

The American Board of Pathology (Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine), S-09-221, 9/2009-12/2019

The American Board of Pathology (Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine), S-09-221, 9/2009-12/2029

Licensures

Active

The Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, TX, L8828, 6/2004-5/2022

Inactive

N/A

EXPERIENCE/SERVICE

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Universidad Central del Valle, Tulua, Colombia, 2/2005-5/2005

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Colegio Mayor de Antioqula, Medellin, Colombia, 6/2005-12/2005

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, 1/2006-7/2007

Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Houston, TX, 3/2018-present

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Medical Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Transfusion Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 8/2008-present

Fellowship Program Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2010-present

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

N/A

Endowed Positions

N/A

Consultantships

N/A

Military or Other Governmental Service

N/A

Institutional Committee Activities

Medical Practice, Member, 2009-present

Transfusion Subcommittee, Chair, 2010-2014

GME Curriculum Subcommittee, Member, 2012-present

Transfusion Subcommittee, Vice Chair, 2014-present

Utilization Review Sub-Committee, Member, 5/2015-present

HONORS AND AWARDS

Andean Peace Scholarship, US Agency for International Development, 1990-1992

Colombian national award of sciences, Fundacion Alejandro Angel Escobar, 1993

Southern Medical Association grant, Southern medical association, 1999-2000

First place in poster presentation on the 80th meeting of the Texas Society of Pathologists, Texas society of pathologists, 2001

Pathology education award for excellence in clinical/diagnostic/applied research by a resident, UTMB, 2002

The Gbo Yuoh award for excellence in teaching or residents by a resident, UTMB, 2002

UTMB-George Dock Scholarship, UTMB, 2002-2003

Honorable mention for excellence in clinical/diagnostic research. Pathology trainee research session, UTMB, 2003

Fellow, College of American Pathologists, 2006-present

Fellow American Society of CLinical Pathology, American Society of CLinical Pathology, 2006-present

RESEARCH

Grants and Contracts

Funded

N/A

Pending

N/A

Other

N/A

Completed

N/A

Not Funded

N/A

Protocols

Funded

N/A

Unfunded

Principal Investigator, Review of clinical effectiveness of transfused blood products in HSCT patients, DR10-0130, 2010-present

Principal Investigator, Use of G-CSF plus dexamethasone for collection of granulocytes, PA11-0711, 2011-present

Principal Investigator, Use of infusion pumps with granulocytes, PA-11-1064, 2011-present

Principal Investigator, Transfusion Reaction Review, PA12-0724, 2012-present

Collaborator, Investigating Immunobiology in Cancer Patients, PA13-0291, 2013-present

Principal Investigator, Review of ABO and Rh Incompatible Blood Component Transfusions, PA13-0874, 2013-present

Collaborator, A Retrospective Data Review of Serologic HBV Screening and Acute HBV Infection Among Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy, DR08-0291, 2015-present

Principal Investigator, Experience with Double Red Cell Apheresis Versus Single Unit Collection for Autologous Donors and Therapeutic Phlebotomies, PA15-0589, 2015-present

Collaborator, Phase I-II to Evaluate Adoptive Cellular Therapy Using Autologous IL-21-Primed CD8+ PRAME-1-Specific T Cells in Combinations with Anti-CD137 Antibody for Patients with Advanced Ovarian Cancer, 2016-0400, 2016-present

Co-Principal Investigator, Evaluating Testing Methods to Screen Blood Donations for the Presence of Zika Virus as Guided by the FDA, 2016-0616, 2016

Principal Investigator, Analyzing Data Related to Transfusion Medicine, 2019-0453, 2019-present

Co-Principal Investigator, Collection and Cryopreservation of peripheral blood, serum, plasma and apheresis cells from normal donors who recovered from COVID-19, 2020-0698, 2020-present

Co-Principal Investigator, Examining the Incidence and Risk Factors of FNHTR in the Oncology Population, 2020-1240, 2020-present

Co-Principal Investigator, Incidence and spectrum of thrombocytopenia following immune checkpoint inhibitors at MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2020-0176, 2020-present

Co-Principal Investigator, Process improvement (preventing transfusion overuse) using blood utilization data collection, 2020-0314, 2020-present

Patents and Technology Licenses

Patents

N/A

Technology Licenses

N/A

Grant Reviewer/Service on Study Sections

N/A

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

  1. Escobar M, Martinez F, Smith S, Palma G. American cutaneous and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (tegumentary): A diagnostic challenge. Tropical Doctor 1(69):63-64, 1992.
  2. Weigle K, Escobar M, Arias AL, Martinez F, Rojas CA. Development and evaluation of a clinical prediction rule for American tegumentary leishmaniasis. International Journal of Epidemiology 21(3):548-558, 1993.
  3. Weigle K, Santrich C, Martinez F, Valderrama L, Saravia N. Epidemiology of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Colombia:  Environmental and behavioral risk factors for infection, Clinical manifestations, and pathogenicity. Journal of Infectious Diseases 168(3):709-714, 1993.
  4. Weigle K, Santrich C, Martinez F, Valderrama L, Saravia N. Epidermiology of Leishmania brazillensis, a longitudinal study of the natural history, prevalence and incidence of infection and clinical manifestations. Journal of Infectious Diseases 168(3):699-708, 1993.
  5. Palma IG, Travi LB, Satizabal J, Martinez F, Smith S. Oncocercasis en Colombia?  Una revaluacion del foco de Lόpez de Micay. Biomedica 15:113-116, 1995.
  6. Martinez F, Chandler LJ, Reisner BS, Woods GL. Evaluation of the Vitek Card GPS 105 and VTK-RO7.01.  Software for detection of Oxacillin Resistance in Clinical Relevant Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 39(10):3733-3735, 2001.
  7. Martinez F, Filipowicz E, Hudnall SD. Plasma Cell Granuloma of the Tyroid. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 126(5):595-598, 2002.
  8. Martinez F, Cowan D. Clear Cell Cribriform Hyperplasia Associated with High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia. Pathology Case Reviews 8(2):74-77, 2003.
  9. Filizzola M, Martinez F, Rauf S. Phaehyphomycosis of the Central Nervous System in immunocompetent HostsReport of a Case and Review of the Literature. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 7(4):282-286, 2003.
  10. Filizzola M, Gill S, Martinez F, Rauf S. Cytomegalovirus Infection of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Associated with Infammatory Bowel Disease. Infectious in Medicine, 2004.
  11. Narvios A, Reddy V, Martinez F, Lichtiger B. Slow Infusion of Platelets: A possible alternative in the management of refractory thrombocytopenic patients. American Journal of Hematology, 2005.
  12. Martinez F, Tarrand J, Lichtiger B. Impact on Patient Outcome Following Transfusion of Bacterially Contaminated Platelets: The M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Experience. Am J of Clin Pathol. 134(2):207-12, 8/2010.
  13. Falconar AKI, Martinez F. The NS1 Glycoprotein Can Generate Dramatic Antibody-Enhanced Dengue Viral Replication in Normal Out-Bred Mice Resulting in Lethal Multi-Organ Disease. Public Library of Science ONE 6(6):1-14, www.plosone.org, 6/2011. e-Pub 6/2011.
  14. Strauss RG, Klein HG, Leitman SF, Price TH, Lichtiger B, Martinez F, Reesink HW, Panzer S. Preparation of granulocyte concentrates by apheresis: collection modalities in the USA. Vox Sanguinis 100:426-433, 2011.
  15. Cata JP, Chukka V, Wang H, Feng L, Gottumukkala V, Martinez F, Vaporciyan AA. Perioperative blood transfusions and survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study. BMC Anesthesiol 13(1):42, 11/2013. e-Pub 11/2013. PMCID: PMC3832885.
  16. Cata JP, Chukka V, Wang H, Feng L, Gottumukkala V, Martinez F, Vaporciyan AA. Perioperative blood transfusions and survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study: the launch of BMC Anesthesiology. BMC Anesthesiol 13(1):42, 11/2013. e-Pub 11/2013. PMCID: PMC3832885.
  17. Freireich EJ, Lichtiger B, Mattiuzzi G, Martinez F, Reddy V, Wathen J Kyle. A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Study, Comparing Unirradiated to Irradiated White Blood Cell Transfusions in Acute Leukemia Patients. Leukemia 27:861-865, www.nature.com/leu, 2013. e-Pub 2012.
  18. Ricci KS, Martinez F, Lichtiger B, Han XY. Septic transfusion reactions during blood transfusion via indwelling central venous catheters. Transfusion 54(10):2412-8, 10/2014.
  19. Sullivan KDY, Vu T, Richardson G, Castillo E, Martinez F. Evaluating the Frequency of Vital Sign Monitoring During Blood Transfusion: An Evidence-Based Practice Initiative. Clinical Journal Oncology Nursing 19(5):516-20, 10/2015.
  20. Cata JP, Gutierrez C, Mehran RJ, Rice D, Nates J, Feng Lei, Rodriguez-Restrepo A, Martinez F, Mena G, Gottumukkala V. Preoperative Anemia, Blood Transfusion, and Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Patients with Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Cancer Cell & Microenvironment 3, 2016.
  21. Tholpady A; Kelley J; Martinez F; Lichtiger B. Granulocytes exposed. Transfusion 57(1):8, 1/2017.
  22. Arora K, Kelley J, Dawen S, Jing N, Martinez F, Lichtiger B, Tholpady A. Cancer Type Predicts Alloimmunization Following RhD Incompatible RBC Transfusions. Transfusion 54(4):952-958, 4/2017.
  23. Aung F, DiNardo CD, Martinez F, Pierce S, Daver N, Kadia T, Jabbour E, Kantarjian H, Lichtiger B, Freireich EJ. A Phase II Study of Prophylactic Non-irradiated Granulocyte Transfusions in AML Patients Receiving Induction Chemotherapy. Blood Disorders and Transfusion 8(1), 2017.
  24. Jumanah N. Algazaq, Kevan Akrami, Fernando Martinez, Allen McCutchan and Ajay R. Bharti. Saccharomyces cerevisiae Laryngitis and Oral Lesions in a Patient with Laryngeal Carcinoma. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases Article ID 2941527, 2017.
  25. Arora K, Kelley J, Martinez F, Tholpady A. Preoperative autologous blood collection before bone marrow harvests in haploidentical related donors: is it justified? Transfusion 58(7):1618-1625, 7/2018. e-Pub 3/2018. PMID: 29577348.
  26. Lu H, Lok AS, Warneke CL, Ahmed S, Torres HA, Martinez F, Suarez-Almazor ME, Foreman JT, Ferrajoli A, Hwang JP. Passive transfer of anti-HBc after intravenous immunoglobulin administration in patients with cancer: a retrospective chart review. Lancet Haematol 5(10):e474-e478, 10/2018. PMCID: PMC6247917.
  27. Basar R, Uprety N, Ensley E, Daher M, Klein K, Martinez F, Aung F, Shanley M, Hu B, Gokdemir E, Mendt M, Silva FR, Acharya S, Laskowski T, Muniz-Feliciano L, Banerjee P, Li Y, Li S, Garcia LM, Lin P, Shaim H, Yates SG, Marin D, Kaur I, Rao S, Mak D, Lin A, Miao Q, Dou J, Chen K, Champlin R, Shpall EJ, Rezvani K. Generation of Glucocorticoid Resistant SARS-COV-2 T-Cells for Adoptive Cell Therapy. bioRxiv, 9/2020. e-Pub 9/2020. PMCID: PMC7523118.
  28. John TM, Malek AE, Mulanovich VE, Adachi JA, Raad II, Hamilton AR, Shpall EJ, Rezvani K, Aitken SL, Jain N, Klein K, Martinez F, Jacob CN, Cherian SV, Manzano JM, Muthu M, Wegner R. Migratory Pulmonary Infiltrates in a Patient With COVID-19 Infection and the Role of Corticosteroids. Mayo Clin Proc 95(9):2038-2040, 9/2020. e-Pub 6/2020. PMCID: PMC7311909.
  29. Basar R, Uprety N, Ensley E, Daher M, Klein K, Martinez F, Aung F, Shanley M, Hu B, Gokdemir E, Nunez Cortes AK, Mendt M, Reyes Silva F, Acharya S, Laskowski T, Muniz-Feliciano L, Banerjee PP, Li Y, Li S, Melo Garcia L, Lin P, Shaim H, Yates SG, Marin D, Kaur I, Rao S, Mak D, Lin A, Miao Q, Dou J, Chen K, Champlin RE, Shpall EJ, Rezvani K. Generation of glucocorticoid-resistant SARS-CoV-2 T cells for adoptive cell therapy. Cell Rep 36(3):109432, 7/2021. e-Pub 7/2021. PMCID: PMC8260499.
  30. Greenbaum U, Klein K, Martinez F, Song J, Thall PF, Ramdial JL, Knape C, Aung FM, Scroggins J, Knopfelmacher A, Mulanovich V, Borjan J, Adachi J, Muthu M, Leung C, Medina MC, Champlin R, Olson A, Alousi A, Rezvani K, Shpall EJ. High Levels of Common Cold Coronavirus Antibodies in Convalescent Plasma Are Associated With Improved Survival in COVID-19 Patients. Front Immunol 12:675679, 2021. e-Pub 4/2021. PMCID: PMC8113636.

Invited Articles

N/A

Editorials

N/A

Other Articles

N/A

Abstracts

  1. Ashok Tholpady, James Kelley, Fernando Martinez, Emmanuel Barbosa and Benjamin Lichtiger, MD, PhD. Epidemiology and Outcomes of 30 Massive Transfusion Cases at a Cancer Hospital. Transfusion 57:171A-172A, 2017.
  2. Sandra Rivas, Hecca Cox, Benjamin Mescher, Colleen Villamin, Tonita Bates, Fernando Martinez, Mayrin Correa Medina, Kimberly Klein. Predictive modeling to create a proactive approach to patient blood management in the oncology population. Journal of Clinical Oncology 39(28 suppl):332, https://ascopubs.org/, 10/2021.

Book Chapters

  1. Martinez F. Colecta de granulocitos y transfusión. In: Aplicaciones y Práctica de la Medicina Transfusional. Tomo I, Primera Edición. Ed(s) Cortés A, León Graciela, Muñoz M, Jaramillo S. Grupo Cooperativo Iberoamericano de Medicina Transfusional: Santiago de Cali, Colombia, 331-340, 2012.
  2. Martinez, F., Fedda, F. Blood Components. In: Oncologic Critical Care. Springer, Cham, 1171-1176, 2020. PMID: 978-3-319-74588-6.
  3. Martinez, F. Guidelines for Blood Transfusion in Patients. In: Oncologic Critical Care. Springer, Cham, e-Book 2020.
  4. Martinez, F., Knopfelmacher A.M. Massive Transfusion Protocols (MTPs) in Cancer Patients. In: Oncologic Critical Care. Springer, Cham, 1205-1211, doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74588-6-110, e-Book 2020.
  5. Martinez, F. Statistics in Blood Collection and Transfusion. In: Oncologic Critical Care. Springer, Cham, 1165-1169, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74588-6, e-Book 2020.

Books (edited and written)

N/A

Letters to the Editor

  1. Mattiuzzi G, Martinez F, Lichtiger B, Freireich E. Safety and efficacy of unirradiated white cell transfusions. Blood, 11/2010.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

N/A

Other Publications

  1. Commentary. Ning S, Solh Z, Arnold DM, Morin PA. Premedication for the prevention of nonhemolytic transfusion reactions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Transfusion. 2019 Dec;59(12):3609-3616. doi: 10.1111/trf.15566. Epub 2019 Oct 31. PMID: 31670424.
  2. Commentary. Gavva C, Barroso J, Gernsheimer T, Metcalf RA, Warner P, Pagano MB. Response to random apheresis platelets versus HLA-selected platelets versus pooled platelets in HLA-sensitized patients. Transfusion. 2019 Jul;59(7):2276-2281. doi: 10.1111/trf.15333. Epub 2019 Apr 29. PMID: 31032968.
  3. Commentary. Price TH, McCullough J, Strauss RG, Ness PM, Hamza TH, Harrison RW, Assmann SF. WBC alloimmunization: effects on the laboratory and clinical endpoints of therapeutic granulocyte transfusions. Transfusion. 2018 May;58(5):1280-1288. doi: 10.1111/trf.14551. Epub 2018 Mar 1. PMID: 29498050.

EDITORIAL AND REVIEW ACTIVITIES

Editor/Service on Editorial Board(s)

N/A

Member of Editorial Review Board

N/A

Journal Reviewer

N/A

Other Editorial and Review Activities

N/A

TEACHING

Teaching Within Current Institution -

Formal Teaching

Courses Taught

N/A

Training Programs

Instructor, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program

8/2008-present

Director, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program

9/2010-present

Lecturer, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

7/2011

Other Formal Teaching

N/A

Supervisory Teaching

Committees

Advisory Committees

N/A

Supervisory Committees

N/A

Examining Committees

N/A

Direct Supervision

Undergraduate and Allied Health Students

N/A

Medical Students

N/A

Graduate Students

N/A

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

N/A

Clinical Residents and Fellows

Instructor, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program, Fleur M. Aung, MD, 2008-2009

Instructor, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program, George N. Batty, MD, 2009-2010

Director, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Kristin S. Ricci, MD, 7/2012-6/2013

Director, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program, Benjamin Stueben, MD, 7/2014-6/2015

Director, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program, Komal Arora, MD, 7/2015-6/2016

Other Supervisory Teaching

New Faculty Mentor, Ashok Tholpady, MD, 9/2015-3/2016

Teaching Outside Current Institution

Formal Teaching

Courses Taught

N/A

Training Programs

N/A

Other Formal Teaching

N/A

Supervisory Teaching

Committees

Advisory Committees

N/A

Supervisory Committees

N/A

Examining Committees

N/A

Direct Supervision

Undergraduate and Allied Health Students

N/A

Medical Students

N/A

Graduate Students

N/A

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

N/A

Clinical Residents and Fellows

N/A

Other Supervisory Teaching

N/A

CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA

Organization of Conferences/Symposia (Include chairing session)

N/A

Presentations at National or International Conferences

Invited

Martinez F. Aféresis terapéutica: Nuevas indicaciones, 1st Congress of the Colombian Association of Hematologic Oncology, Associación Colombiana de Hematología y Oncología, Armenia, Colombia, 11/13/2010

Martinez F. Alternativas al uso de componentes sanguíneos, 1st Congress of the Colombian Association of Hematologic Oncology, Associación Colombiana de Hematología y Oncología, Armenia, Colombia, 11/13/2010

Martinez F. Manejo de soporte transfusional en anemia hemolítica, 1st Congress of the Colombian Association of Hematologic Oncology, Associación Colombiana de Hematología y Oncología, Armenia, Colombia, 11/13/2010

Martinez F. Terapia transfusional en neoplasias hematológicas, 1st Congress of the Colombian Association of Hematologic Oncology, Associación Colombiana de Hematología y Oncología (ACHO), Armenia, Colombia, 11/13/2010

Martinez F. Contaminación bacteriana de plaquetas, VII Congreso Colombiano y VI Simposio Andino de Bancos de Sangre y Medicina Transfusional, La Asociación Colombiana de Bancos de Sangre y Medicina Transfusional, Cali, Colombia, 4/27/2012

Martinez F. Manejo del paciente refractario a transfusión de plaquetas, VII Congreso Colombiano y VI Simposio Andino de Bancos de Sangre y Medicina Transfusional, La Asociación Colombiana de Bancos de Sangre y Medicina Transfusional, Cali, Colombia, 4/27/2012

Martinez F. Manejo de sangre en oncología, VII Congreso Colombiano y VI Simposio Andino de Bancos de Sangre y Medicina Transfusional, La Asociación Colombiana de Bancos de Sangre y Medicina Transfusional, Cali, Colombia, 4/28/2012

Martinez F. Clinical transfusion - Evidence based transfusion medicine practice, ISBT 32nd Int'l Congress, ISBT, Cancun, Mexico, 7/12/2012

Martinez, Fernando. Granulocyte Transfusion: Is it Effective? And is it Safe?, 2016 AABB Annual Meeting, AABB, Orlando, FL, 10/2016

Martinez, F.. Granulocyte Transfusion, SCABB 21st Annual Meeting & Exhibit, SCABB, Orlando, FL, 6/11/2021

Other, Including Scientific Exhibitions

Arora, K., Martinez, F., Lichtiger, B.. Transfuison of RhD Incompatible Red Cells in Cancer, 2014 SCABB Annual Meeting, SCABB, Fort Worth, TX, 4/1/2014

Stueben, B., Martinez, F.. Septic Transfusion Reactions During Blood Tranfusions via Indwelling Central Venous Catheters, 2015 American Society for Microbiology, ASM, New Orleans, LA, 5/1/2015

Correa-Media, Mayrin., Maldonado, Marisol., Villamin, Colleen., Martinez, Fernando., Knopfelmacher, Adriana., Kelley, James. Febrile Transfusion Associated Circulatory Overload (HOT-TACO), 2020 Virtual meeting Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, SABM, 9/3/2020

Martinez, F., Castillo, E., Griffin, G., Chapman, S., Kelley, J., Lichtiger, B.. A Novel Bacterial Culture Sampling Device for Pooled Platelets, ISBT 36th International Congress, ISBT, Barcelona, Spain, 12/12/2020

Kelley, J M., Gallardo, L., Bates, T., Villamin, C., Martinez, F.. Achieving Real Time Patient Based Hemovigilance, ISBT 36th International Congress, ISBT, Barcelona, Spain, 12/12/2020

Martinez, Fernando. Transfusión de Granulocitos, Diplomado de Inmunohematología, Bio-Rad, Colombia, 7/9/2021

Martinez, F.. Hemovigilance unit (HVU) at MD Anderson Cancer Center, AABB 2021 Virtual Conference, AABB, Orlando, FL, 10/17/2021

Seminar Invitations from Other Institutions

Bacterial Contamination of Platelets, Citywide Transfusion Medicine Conference, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 3/11/2009

West Nile Virus and Transfusion, Citywide Transfusion Medicine Conference, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 4/29/2009

Chagas Disease and Transfusion, an Overview, Citywide Transfusion Medicine Conference, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1/27/2010

vCJD - a Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Citywide Transfusion Medicine Conference, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 5/12/2010

Patient Outcome Following Transfusion of Bacterially Contaminated Platelets: The M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Experience, Anthony O. Okorodudu, PhD, MBA, Chair, Pathology Grand Round Committee, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Pathology, Galveston, TX, 11/4/2010

The Evolving Epidemiology of Chagas Disease and Its Impact in Transfusion Medicine in the US, Medical Grand Rounds, Henry Ford Hospital, Internal Medicine, Detroit, MI, 9/20/2012

Bacterial Contamination of Platelets, Citywide Clinical Pathology Grand Rounds, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1/21/2015

Guidelines for Transfusion of Blood Components, Houston NW Medical Center, Houston, TX, 2/6/2018

Lectureships and Visiting Professorships

American Trypanosomiasis a Public Health Challenge in America, Undergraduate Human Biology Class entitled Parasites & Pestilence: Public Health Challenges, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA, 3/5/2010

American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease), Undergraduate Human Biology Class entitled Parasites & Pestilence: Public Health Challenges, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1/14/2011

American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease), Undergraduate Human Biology Class entitled Parasites & Pestilence: Public Health Challenges, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 3/16/2012

American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease), Undergraduate Human Biology Class entitled Parasites & Pestilence: Public Health Challenges, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1/18/2013

American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease), Undergraduate Human Biology Class entitled Parasites & Pestilence: Public Health Challenges, Stanford University-Medical School, Stanford, CA, 1/17/2014

American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease), Undergraduate Human Biology Class entitled Parasites & Pestilence: Public Health Challenges, Stanford University-Medical School, Stanford, CA, 1/16/2015

Other Presentations at State and Local Conferences

Bacterial Contamination of Platelets the MD Anderson Experience, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine's Grand Rounds, Division of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Pathology, Houston, TX, 1/9/2009

Transfusion Considerations in the Oncologic Patient Area - to include subtopics as radiated units, HLA units, etc., Faculty Speakers Bureau, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Christus St. John Regional Care Center, Nassau Bay, TX, 10/19/2010

Chagas Disease and Transfusion, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine's Grand Rounds, Division of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 3/4/2011

Transfusion Medicine in Oncology and Platelet Refractoriness, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program, Department of Hematology-Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Hematology-Oncology, Houston, TX, 5/2012

Platelet Transfusions: The Problem with Bacterial Contamination, Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Leukemia, Houston, TX, 12/17/2014

Martinez, F. Guidelines for the Transfusion of Platelets, Citiwide Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation, Citywide Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation, Houston Methodist, Transfusion Medicine- PBM Program, Houston, TX, 1/23/2020

Martinez, f.. Issues in Transfusion Medicine, A comprehensive board review in Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas MD Andersson Cancer; Baylor, Leukemia, Houston, TX, 9/27/2021

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/ACTIVITIES

Professional Society Activities, with Offices Held

National and International

American Association of Blood Banks

Member, 1/2007-present

Member, Bacterial Contamination Working Group, 7/2014-present

American Medical Association

Member, 2008-present

American Society for Clinical Pathology

Member, 1/2008-present

American Society for Apheresis

Member, ASFA Physicians Committee, 5/2014-present

Local/State

Harris County Medical Society, Houston, TX

Member, 2008-present

Texas Medical Association, TX

Member, 2008-present

UNIQUE ACTIVITIES

1. Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Program - Successfully completed at UTMDACC, 06/05/2015.  


2. Heart of Leadership - Successfully completed, 2015-2016  


DATE OF LAST CV UPDATE

1/19/2022

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