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Douglas Blackall, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor; Director of Pediatric Pathology
Clinical Pathology, Pediatric Pathology

Transfusion Services at Saint Louis University Hospital


University of Arkansas, M.D., 1988
Johns Hopkins University, M.P.H., 2016


Missouri medical license 09/2016-present
United Arab Emirates medical license 02/2011-present
Arkansas medical license 07/2003-present
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, ABP 07/1998-present
Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology (ABP) 11/1992-present

Research Interests

Appropriate transfusion practice, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, blood group antigen and antibody immunology and disease associations, global pathology research and practice


PubMed Listing

Friedman-Klabanoff D, Ball A, Rutare S, McCall N, Blackall D. Three Rwandan children with massive splenomegaly and Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoproliferative disorders: case presentations and literature review. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2016; 38:158-161.

Veeraputhiran MK, Pesek GA, Blackall DP. Strict versus lenient criteria for elution testing: comparison of yields between two tertiary care medical centers. Am J Clin Pathol 2011;136:359-363.

Montano RF, Penichet ML, Blackall DP, et al. Recombinant polymeric IgG anti-Rh: a novel strategy for development of direct agglutinating reagents. J Immunol Methods 2009;340:1-10.

Blackall DP, Pesek GD, Montgomery MM, et al. Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn due to anti-Ge3: combined antibody-dependent hemolysis and erythroid precursor cell growth inhibition. Am J Perinatol 2008;25:541-545.

Blackall DP. Warm-reactive autoantibodies in pediatric patients: clinical and serologic correlations. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2007;29:792-796.

Wheeler C, Calhoun L, Blackall DP. Warm reactive autoantibodies: clinical and serologic correlations. Am J Clin Pathol 2004;122:680-685.

Baum LG, Blackall DP, Arias-Magallanos S, et al. Amelioration of graft versus host disease by galectin-1. Clin Immunol 2003;109:295-307.

Laine E, Steadman R, Calhoun L, Blackall D, et al. Comparison of RBCs and FFP with whole blood during liver transplant surgery. Transfusion 2003;43:322-327.

Ockenhouse CF, Barbosa A, Blackall DP, Murphy CI, Kashala O, Dutta S, Lanar DE, Daugherty JR. Sialic acid-dependent binding of Baculovirus-expressed recombinant antigens from Plasmodium falciparum EBA-175 to glycophorin A. Mol Biochem Parasitol 2001;113:9-21.

Blackall DP, Armstrong JK, Meiselman HJ, Fisher TC. Polyethylene glycol-coated red blood cells fail to bind glycophorin A-specific antibodies and are impervious to invasion by Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasites. Blood 2001;97:551-556.

Professional Organizations and Associations

AABB (formerly, American Association of Blood Banks)
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists