Dr Erica Wood
Transfusion Medicine Specialist
Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Erica was born in Sydney and grew up mostly in Melbourne, with time in Jakarta, Hong Kong and Tokyo. She received her medical degree from the University of Melbourne, and completed her specialist training in haematology in Melbourne and the US, working in clinical haematology and bone marrow transplant, and with the American Red Cross. Since returning to Melbourne Erica has been with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Her work involves laboratory and clinical transfusion practice, teaching and research. Erica holds honorary positions at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and has served with the World Health Organization as regional adviser in blood safety at the Western Pacific regional office.
In her spare time, Erica likes travelling, French language and films, gardening, nice shoes and sushi. She is looking forward to learning more about our region and the world outside medicine though the Leadership course.