Dr. Rima Kusumgar
Assistant Professor of Pathology (Blood Bank)

Email : drrimakusumgar@gmail.com


Qualification : MBBS, MD(Pathology)
Designation : Assistant Professor of Pathology (Blood Bank)
Specialization : Transfusion Medicine
Experience (in yrs.) : 10 years

Academic Achievements:
Faculty for Induction & Refresher training of Medical Officers of blood Bank organized by NACO/GSAC
Faculty for Induction & Refresher training of laboratory technicians and Counselor of blood Bank organized by NACO/GSAC
Faculty for wet workshop on immunohematology organized by ISBTI, Gujarat chaptor at Bhavnagar & Solo civil hospital Ahmedabad.
Faculty for Rotator training of resident doctors of M.D. Transfusion medicine for various apheresis procedure including stem cell collection at blood bank GCRI
Chair person in a CME on Up gradation of Blood Banking organized by ISBTI, Gujarat Chapter at Baroda
Faculty to deliver a lecture on ‘Apheresis” in preconference CME, ISBTI conference, Surat, 2013.
Speaker to deliver a lecture on “Quality Control in Blood Bank” at State conference organized by GAPM at Gandhinagar,2014
Speaker for CME organized by ISBTI, Gujarat Chapter on “Regulatory Affairs- How to apply for Blood Bank License” on 13th May, 2016
A New Technology of Blood Donor Screening- An experience on eclia- presentation at 5th ISTM conference, Bhopal,2016, speaker
Invited as a speaker for a CME organized by Indian Society Of Blood Transfusion & Immunohematology (ISBTI), Gujarat Chapter on Regulatory Affairs in Blood Bank Licensing procedure on 13th March, 2016.
Recent advances is transfusion medicine – CME at Rajkot on 18th March 2017 as a speaker
Forum of Roche and transfusion specialist ‘FORTE 2017’ 9th-10th June,2017 as a speaker/panelist

Publication:
Study of collection efficacy of two cell separator machines and engraftment outcome of peripheral blood HSCT- SEAJCRR, Nov- Dec, 2013.
A 2 years study of deferral among platelet pheresis donors in a cancer care Institute, Journal of pathology and laboratory medicine, GAPM, 2014

Training/Fellowship:
Attended a training workshop on Implementation Quality Management System in Blood Bank organized by NACO, New Delhi.
Training workshop on Implementation of NABH blood bank standards organized by NABH at Apollo hospital, Ahmedabad.

Area of Interest:
Immunohematology and stem cell transplant