Constance M. Westhoff, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Director of Immunohematology, Genomics, and Rare Blood, New York Blood Center

Contact Information510 Brb I
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Office: 215-898-1372

Specialty Division

Transfusion Medicine & Therapeutic Pathology

Research Expertise


Clinical Expertise

transfusion medicine
blood groups


BS (Medical Technology), Northern State College, Aberdeen So Dak, 1975
PhD (Molecular Genetics), University of Nebraska, 1993

Specialty Certification

SBB, American Society of Clinical Pathology, 1980

Postgraduate Training

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nebraska, 1994-1997
Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Transfusion Medicine, 1998-2000

Awards and Honors

National Blood Foundation Scholar, 1998
Michigan Association of Blood Banks
Katherine Beattie Award, 2002
John Elliott Award, AABB, 2009

Memberships and Professional Organizations

AABB, 2000 - Present
AABB, 2000 - Present
American Association of Blood Banks, 2002 - 2007
American Association of Blood Banks, 2002 - Present
Consortium for Blood Group Genotyping (CBGG), 2003 - Present
ISBT (International Society for Blood Transfusion), 2003 - Present
American Association of Blood Banks, 2007 - Present

Web Links

Selected Publications