After the success of our April episode, “Your Lab Journey With the Rh System and Weak D,” we are pleased to continue the topic. Tune in for a conversation about partial D and the differences, types, and implications it has on transfusion.

About our Speaker:


Sue Johnson 

Director of Clinical Education and Director of Versiti’s Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) Program

Sue Johnson is the Director of Clinical Education at Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin and serves as Director of Versiti’s Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) Program. Her experience includes: Director and Adjunct Associate Professor at Marquette University Graduate School, Transfusion Medicine Program. Clinical Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences. Associate Director of Indian Immunohematology Initiative. Sue has also authored numerous publications in the field of Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology and is an established lecturer on the topic of Immunohematology. She currently chairs on the AABB Publications Committee. Sue has taken an active role in the education of Medical Laboratory Science students for more than 20 years and her knowledge in the Rh Blood Group System is globally renown

What you will learn:

  • What is the difference between weak D and partial D?
  • What is important to consider when assessing D testing?
  • Perspective on management of Partial Ds