Our Mission

Platelets for Life™ is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation established to to promote donorship and research of blood platelets in collaboration with the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and surrounding New England.

Meet the Board


Zbigniew (Ziggy) M. Szczepiorkowski, MD, PhD, FCAP


Dr. Ziggy is currently an associate professor of pathology and of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth...
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Emmanuel Ajavon

Vice President

Emmanuel Ajavon is the supervisor of the Blood Donor Program and Cellular Therapy Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock...
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Robert Richardson


Bob Richardson is the founder of Platelets for Life.  He is the President of Orion Global Talent, an agency serving regional,
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Jax Willey


Jax Willey is Orion Global Talent’s Vice President for strategic talent sourcing.  In this capacity she orchestrates talent search...
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Denee F. Fioravanti


Denee is an executive assistant at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center supporting their Pathology Department...

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We have an active discussion group on platelets and we would love to have you join.

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