Blood Center

The gold lantern is for remembrance, the red lantern is for supporters, and the white lantern is for survivors,” explains Gabriela Rivera, a department security administrator for the department of medicine. Gabriela is participating in the Light the Night Walk on November 9th.

“We’re raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma [...]

By uclahealth • October 15, 2019

“I had to prepare over 200 units of products for one liver transplant patient one time,” says Chris Sierra, a technician who works in the

By uclahealth • June 26, 2019

“When a student comes in their first time, we hope to encourage them to be a lifelong blood donor,” says Delia Tejano, a registered nurse at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center at Ackerman Union, which [...]

By uclahealth • June 21, 2019

“We were the first student union based donor center in the nation,” says Fernando Gironas, proudly, pictured far right. “We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary at the UCLA Blood & Platelet Center in the Ackerman Student Union.

It was exciting then, and it’s still exciting now. I’m a long-time UCLA employee [...]

By uclahealth • April 22, 2019