Title:What's New in the 2013 JCA Special Edition
the changes in the way that the 2013 ASFA guidelines were created
the changes in ASFA categories and recommendation grades for disorders
previously categorized in the 2010 guidelines.
the new diseases categorized in the 2013 guidelines and the role of
apheresis in their treatment.
Presenter: Jeffrey L. Winters
Dr. Jeffrey L. Winters graduated with high distinction from the University
of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington Kentucky in 1993. His postgraduate
training consisted of an Anatomic/Clinical Pathology residency in the
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky
and a Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking fellowship in the Division of
Transfusion Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota.
Dr. Winters is actively involved in the American Society for Apheresis (ASFA)
and served as the president of ASFA. He has served on the Apheresis
Applications committees responsible for the 2000, 2007, 2010, and 2013
therapeutic apheresis guidelines. Dr Winters is also an associate editor for
the Journal of Clinical Apheresis. He was an editor and author for Apheresis:
Principles and Practice 3rd edition and Therapeutic Apheresis: A Physician’s
Handbook 2nd, 3rd, and 4th editions. Dr Winters has been an author on 94 peer
reviewed publications of which 63 deal with apheresis.