Sherri Ozawa has been a leader in the field of patient blood management and for more than two decades. Her background in critical care nursing enabled her to help create one of the largest and most widely known multidisciplinary patient blood management programs in the world at Englewood Hospital in New Jersey. She currently works in the role of Client Delivery Lead for Accumen, Inc. She has lectured throughout the United States and internationally, with a particular focus on the creation and implementation of sustainable, organized Patient Blood Management Programs. She has published numerous peer reviewed abstracts, posters, book chapters, and articles on the subject, and continues to be actively involved in research in the field. She has also worked extensively with regulatory agencies and other academic organizations, such as The Joint Commission, to analyze and develop better practices for delivery and creation of organized Patient Blood Management Programs. Additionally, Sherri has advised and served as an expert for numerous medical and public media outlets. She served as an Investigator on the first US Federal Government Grant via the Department of Defense funding the creation of an organized training program for physicians and other health care professionals in the field of patient blood management. She was also a founding member and current President for the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, and international medical society dedicated to promoting optimal Patient Blood Management.