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LifeShare Blood Centers Employees Obtain SBB Certification

LifeShare Blood Centers employees Cindy Steinmetz and David Hanna earned an SBB (ASCP) certification in Sept. 2014.

Steinmetz has been with LifeShare since 2003, and Hanna has been with LifeShare since 2007. Both Steinmetz and Hanna hold a Medical Technology degree from LSU Health Sciences Center and work in the Immunohematology Reference Laboratory at LifeShare in Shreveport, La. 

Steinmetz and Hanna prepared through an in-house study group voluntarily led by Joyce Nantze, MT (ASCP) SBB who recently retired from LifeShare Blood Centers. 

LifeShare Blood Centers regularly supplies blood components to 117 medical facilities throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. Founded in Shreveport, La. in 1942, it is a nonprofit community service provider governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.LifeShare is a member of America’s Blood Centers and the American Rare Donor Program, is licensed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and accredited by AABB.