Tiffany Thomas, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC). She serves as Medical Director in the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at NYP/CUIMC as well as the Co-Director of the Laboratory of Transfusion Biology. Dr. Thomas received her PhD in Molecular and Biochemical Nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests focus on how dietary and environmental factors (e.g. exercise) affect RBC (storage) quality.