Sally A. Campbell-Lee, MD

Sally A. Campbell-Lee, MD
Associate Professor




Areas of Interest

  • Immunomodulatory effects of transfusion
  • Red cell transfusion in sickle cell disease
  • Therapeutic apheresis

Clinical Focus

Transfusion Medicine; Immunohematology

Research Focus

Adverse effects of transfusion, immunohematology

What I Do

In 2006, Dr. Campbell-Lee became the Director of Transfusion Medicine at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System after serving as an Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.  In February, 2014, Dr. Campbell-Lee became the director of the Centralized Transfusion Service of the Institute for Transfusion Medicine in Chicago which is centered at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.  The UIH Hospital Transfusion Medicine Service distributes 25,000 blood components a year, and performs approximately 2,000 therapeutic apheresis procedures annually.  The blood bank laboratory provides basic and reference laboratory level immunohematologic testing.    Dr. Campbell-Lee’s research is focused on the immunomodulatory effects of transfusion, especially red blood cell alloimmunization. 


AB, Biology: Brown University
MD: The Albany Medical College of Union University 

Residency Training

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Systems


Transfusion Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine, American Board of Pathology

Honors and Awards

  • 2010     President, Illinois Association of Blood Banks
  • 2002     American Association of Blood Banks Baxter/Fenwal Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Award

Selected Recent Publications

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