Shelly M. Williams, MD

Department Affiliations
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Coagulation Testing Services

Transfusion Medicine

Education and Training
Transfusion Medicine Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2020
Clinical Pathology Residency (Board Certified), Dept. of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2019

Internal Medicine Residency, 2011 
PGY1, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
PGY2-3 Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

MD (with Honors), Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth, Dominica, 2007
BS, dual major in Genetics and Microbiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2001

Notable Publications
Cohn CS, Williams SM. Cryopreserved platelets: the thaw begins. Transfusion 2019;59(9):2759-2762.

Shih AW, Cohn CS, Delaney M, Fontaine MJ, Martin I, Dunbar NM, SCARED Study Investigators on behalf of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. The BEST criteria improve sensitivity for detecting positive cultures in residual blood components cultured in suspected septic transfusion reactions. Transfusion 2019;59(7):2292-2300.

Thomasson RR, Yazer MH, Gorham JD, Dunbar NM, MTP Use Study Investigators on behalf of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. International assessment of massive transfusion protocol contents and indications for activation. Transfusion 2019;59(5):1637-1643.

Williams SM, Killeen, AA. Tumor Lysis Syndrome. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2019;143(3):386-393.

Williams SM, Sumstad D, ladidlo D, Curtsinger J, Luo X, Miller JS, Mclenna DH Jr. Clinical-scale production of cGMP compliant CD3/CD19 cell-depleted Nl cells in the evolution of Nl cell immunotherapy at a single institution. Transfusion 2018;58(6):1458-1467.

Qi H, Aguiar DJ, Williams SM, La Pean A, Pan W, Verfaillie CM. Identification of genes responsible for osteoblast differentiation from human mesodermal progenitor cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2003;100(6):3305-3310.