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Alexandra Jimenez, M.D.

Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical
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Biographical Info

Dr. Jimenez obtained her undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins University. She obtained her M.D. at Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico and trained in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. Alexandra completed her fellowship in transfusion medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and New York Blood Center. Since graduating from fellowship, Dr. Jimenez has been a Medical Director and Vice President at New York Blood Center, where she oversaw myriad services, including an HLA laboratory, transfusion services, a cord blood program, and an apheresis service. We welcome her to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy and Director of Transfusion Medicine Education.

Honors and Awards

• BEST ABSTRACT AWARD- Cord Blood Connect "Should CBU Distribution Patterns Impact Collection Strategies?", 2022

• AABB Rising Star Award, 2018

• First Place Award Resident Category - Poster Presentation, Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis as The Initial Manifestation of Metastatic Disease Diagnosed in Postmortem Examination: A Case Series. The Academy of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of Puerto Rico, 2015

• First Place Award Resident Category - Poster Presentation, Anti-D
Alloimmunization After D- Transfusions: a 6-Year Retrospective Incompatible RBC Review. The Academy of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of Puerto Rico, 2014

• Second Place Award in the Certificates and Fellows Category- Poster
Presentation, Colonic Collision Tumor, Encompassing Adenocarcinoma and Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: A Case Report. 33rd Annual Research and Education Forum, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, 2013

• Third Place Award Resident Category- Poster Presentation, Mucinous Tubular and Spindle Cell Carcinoma of the Kidney: Report of Two Cases. The Academy of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of Puerto Rico, 2012

• Dean's list, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 2004

Board Certifications
American Board of Pathology (Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine)
American Board of Pathology (Clinical Pathology)
Clinical Expertise
Transfusion Medicine
  • M.D.
    Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine (Puerto Rico)
  • B.S.
    The Johns Hopkins University
  • Assistant Attending Pathologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Pending Appointment at Rank)
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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