Visiting Professors

Name:Willy A. Flegel

Educational Background

Dr. Flegel earned his medical degree and received a Doctor of Medicine by research (, magna cum laude) at the University of Frankfurt, trained in transfusion medicine at the University of Ulm and performed post doctoral research at University of California at San Diego. He was appointed head of the Immunohematology Department at the German Red Cross Blood Center Ulm and a member of the Medical Faculty, University of Ulm, as Associate Professor (Privatdozent) in 1998 and Professor (apl. Professor) in 2005.


Dr. Flegel has been actively involved in blood transfusion medicine since 1986 and at the forefront of research of Rh antigens since 1994. His many professional activities include founding and coordination the German Rare Donor Program 1999-2009 and serving as a member of the International Society of Blood Transfusion working Parties for Rare Donors 2000-2010 and on Red Cell Immunogenetics and Blood Group Terminology since 2004.