Clinical Director, Institute for Patient Blood Management
Sherri Ozawa, RN, has been involved in the field of patient blood management and bloodless medicine and surgery for over 20 years. She is the Clinical Director of the Insti-tute for Patient Blood Management as well as Senior Director of Patient and Family En-gagement at Englewood Health. Sherri’s background in critical care nursing enabled her to help create one of the largest and widely known multidisciplinary patient blood man-agement programs in the world. She has lectured throughout the United States and in-ternationally, with a particular focus on the nursing aspects of blood management. She has published numerous articles on the subject, and continues to be actively involved in research in the field. Currently, Sherri serves as an Investigator on the first US Federal Government Grant, funding the creation of an organized training program for physicians and other health care professionals in the field of patient blood management. She has also served as the Executive Director for the Society for the Advancement of Blood Man-agement (SABM), an International Medical Society with the mission of promoting Patient Blood Management as a standard of care for patients worldwide.