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Grace C. Tenorio, M.D.

Present Title:
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
12/06 to Present

Administrative Title:
Co-Medical Director, Transfusion Service
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
12/06 to Present

Associate Medical Director
New Brunswick Affiliated Hospitals Blood Center
12/06 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
One Robert Wood Johnson Place - MEB 212
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Clinical Expertise:
Blood Management, Therapeutic Apheresis

Research Expertise:
Apheresis and Perioperative Transfusion Medicine

Undergraduate Education:

Silliman University
Dymaguete City, Philippines
Bachelor of Science
04/74-03/79

Graduate Education:
University of the East
Quezon City, Philippines
Medical Degree
06/79-04/83    

Postgraduate Training:
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellow, Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine
07/99-06/01

University of Illinois at Chicago
Resident and Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
07/94-06/99

Philippine Heart Center
Resident and Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
01/89-12/90

Philippine Children’s Medical Center, Philippines
Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
06/86-06/88 

Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital
Philippines
Rotating Internship
05/83-04/84

Academic Appointments:

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Assistant Professor
12/06 to Present 

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
12/06 to Present          

New Brunswick Affiliated Hospitals Blood Center
Co-Medical Director, Transfusion Service
Associate Medical Director
12/06 to Present

Licensure:
State of New Jersey, License

Certification:
American Society of Bone Marrow Transportation
American Board of Pathology, Blood Banking & Transfusion  Medicine
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Philippine Society of Pathology, Clinical Pathology  
Philippine Society of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology

Professional Organizations:

American Society of Hematology
New Jersey Society of Blood Bank Professionals
American Association of Blood Banks
American Society for Apheresis
Philippine Society of Pathologists

Selected Publications:

  • Smith J, Munker R, Tenorio GC, LSUHSC at Shreveport, Extracorporeal photopheresis in a patient with
    chronic graft- versus-host-disease associated polymyositis after allogeneic transplantation. J Clinical
    Apheresis 2006, 21(1): 25
  • Tenorio GC, Wieland MJ, Ludwig GA, Behlke TA, Strauss RG. A randomized comparison of
    platelet-pheresis with the same donors using four blood separators at a single blood center. J Clinical
    Apheresis 2002, 17(4): 170-6
  • Tenorio GC, Schlueter AJ, Gehris TL, Kalvin NN, Retz CJ, Wieland MJ, Strauss RG, University of Iowa
    Hospitals and Clinics, A prospective comparison of flow cytometry versus solid phase RBC adherence assay crossmatch of apheresis platelet units for patients refractory to unmatched platelet transfusions. J Clinical Apheresis 2001, 16(2): 93