B.S. - Muhlenberg College (1967)
MD - University of Pennsylvania (1971)
MBA - Mississippi College (1991)
AP/CP Residency - Upstate Medical Center (1976)
Representative Publications & Other Scholarly Work:
Boral, LI, Staubach Z, de Leeuw, R, MacIvor, DC, Kryscio, R, Bada, H. Comparison of outcomes of group O vs. non-group O premature neonates receiving group O red cell transfusions. Am J Clin Pathol.140:780-6, 2013.
Boral, LI. Dec., 2013. CAP Expanded Transfusion Medicine Exercise. ETME-B1. Northfield, IL: College of American Pathologists, 2013. Case history and discussion of an ABO mismatched transfusion resulting in DIC.
Boral, LI, Bernard, A, Hjorth, T, Davenport, D, Zhang, D, MacIvor,DC: How do I implement a more restrictive transfusion trigger of hemoglobin of 7 g/dL at my hospital? Accepted for publication in Transfusion, 12/2/2014. DOI: 10.1111/trf.12982
Ye Z, Zhang D, Boral L, Counts L, May J: Comparison of Blood Group Molecular Genotyping to Traditional Serologic Phenotyping in Patients with Chronic or recent Blood Transfusion. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines 4:1-8, 2016. 7/2016
Boral, B., Williams, D., and Boral, LI: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 1/7/2017.
Harris, C, Toten, M, Davenport, D, Ye, Z, Williams, D, O’Brien, J, Bernard, A, Boral, LI. Experience with an uncrossmatched blood refrigerator in the emergency department. Accepted to Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 1/2018.
Zanek ND, Boral LI, Li Y, et. al. Hemostasis management and therapeutic plasma exchange: Results of a practice survey. Accepted for publication to the Journal of Clinical Apheresis, 7/2018.
Zantek ND, Pagano M, Rollins-Ravel M, Smith R, Schmidt A, Crane J, Boral L, et al. Hemostasis Testing and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange: results of a Practice Survey. Accepted for publication to the Journal of Clinical Apheresis, 8/2018.
Accreditation Requirements Manual of the American Association of Blood Banks. Editor: Robert E. Klein, M.D.; Co-editors: Neitzer, G. M., Silver, H., Rosvoll, R., Wallace, M.E., Wells, J.E; Contributors: Boral, L.I. Fawcett, K., Jones, F.S., Katibah, G.M., Robertson, T., Roeckel, I.E. American Association of Blood Banks, Arlington, VA., 1986.
Accreditation Requirements Manual of the American Association of Blood Banks. 2nd Ed. Editors: R.V. Rosvoll, M.D., L.I. Boral, M.D., K. Fawcett, M.D., G. Neitzer, J. Kolins, M.D., R. Thurer, M.D., M.M. Wallace, R. Walker, M.D., American Association of Blood Banks, Arlington, VA, 1987.
Problem Solving in Immunohematology, 3rd Edition. Editors: H. Silver, MD, A. Glassman, MD, and M.A. Spivey. Contributors: I.A Shulman, L.R. Bryant, E. Culotta, N. Hansel, J. Maples, L.I. Boral, A. Barnes, H.S. Kaplan, M. Lifshitz. ASCP Press, 1987.
Boral, L.I. and Henry, J.B.: Transfusion Medicine. In: Henry, J.B. (ed.), Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1991, pp. 930-975.
Rock, W.A. and Boral, L.I.: Blood Product Replacement in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In: Rock, J.A. (ed.), Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 2, pp. 71-90, 1995.
Boral, L.I., and Henry, J.B.: Transfusion Medicine. In: Henry, J.B. (ed.), Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia,1996, pp. 793-846.
Boral, L.I., Weiss, E., and Henry, J.B.: Transfusion Medicine. In: Henry, J.B. (ed.), Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 2001, pp. 718-775.