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James Wade Atkins, M.S., Medical and Health Services Manager, Clinical Center, Department of Transfusion Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
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Wade Atkins

"There is no other field that directly affects 12 million lives each year like blood banking. Someone in this country is transfused every 3 seconds. This work is fascinating because each clinical case is like a mystery. You get to play the role of Sherlock Holmes and come up with creative solutions to solve the mystery."

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Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed-care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

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Bachelor's Degree

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