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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

Graduate Education:
University of the East
Quezon City, Philippines
Medical Degree

Postgraduate Training:
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellow, Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago
Resident and Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Philippine Heart Center
Resident and Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Philippine Children’s Medical Center, Philippines
Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital
Rotating Internship

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

State of New Jersey, License

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