Gay Wehrli, M.D., M.S.Ed.

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Gay Wehrli, M.D., M.S.Ed.

Gay Wehrli, M.D., M.S.Ed. Faculty Profile

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Gay Wehrli, M.D., M.S.Ed.

Associate Medical Director of the Blood Bank 

and Transfusion Medicine Services

Assistant Professor of Pathology 

EDUCATION:

  University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, M.S.Ed.

Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Pathology Residency and Blood Banking~Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, M.D.

Trinity College, Hartford, CT, B.S.

 

 CLINICAL: 

My clinical practice areas include blood banking and transfusion medicine with special interests in therapeutic apheresis and hematopoietic progenitor cell collection and processing. 
 

 RESEARCH:

My research interests include increasing our blood donor population and improving blood product utilization.  In addition I have an ongoing interest in graduate medical education.

 

 REFERENCES: 

  • Wehrli G, Taylor N, Haines A, Brady T, Mintz PD. Instituting a thawed plasma procedure: It just makes sense and saves cents. Transfusion 2009. (In Press)
  • Wehrli G, Mintz PD. Irradiation eradication and pathogen reduction. Ceasing cesium irradiation of blood products. Bone Marrow Transpl 2009. (In Press)
  • Fung MK, Crookston K, Wehrli G, et al.  Commentary: A Proposal for Curriculum Content in Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking Education in Pathology Residency Programs.  Transfusion 2007;47:1930-1936.
  • Fabres J, Wehrli G, Marques M, et al.  Estimating Blood Needs for Very Low Birth Weight Infants.  Transfusion 2006;46:1915-1920.
  • Wehrli G.  Update in Therapeutic Apheresis.  Current Hematology Reports, 2005; 4(6):477-482.
  • Gruszecki A, Wehrli G, et al.  Management of a Patient with HIV Infection-induced Anemia and Thrombocytopenia who presented with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.  Am J Hematol 2002; 69:228-231.
  • Saxena S, Wehrli G, Makarewicz K, et al.  Monitoring for Underutilization of RBC Components and Platelets.  Transfusion 2001; 41:587-595.
  • Wehrli G, Defining the Key Elements of an Optimal Residency Program.  Washington: Association of American Medical Colleges, 2001.

 BOOK CHAPTERS:

  • Wehrli G.  Transfusion therapy in therapeutic apheresis.  In: Mintz PD, ed.  Transfusion therapy: clinical principles and practice.  2nd ed.  Bethesda, MD: American Association of Blood Banks, 2005:297-318.
  • Wehrli G, Shulman I.  Transfusion Therapy.  In: Demetriades D, Asensio JA, eds.  Trauma Management.  Georgetown, MD: Landes Bioscience, 2000:636-645.
  • Wehrli G, Chandrasoma PT.  The Duodenum.  In: Chandrasoma, PT.  Gastrointestinal Pathology. Stamford, CT: Appleton and Lange, 1998:145-166.