Hoxworth Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, is the only blood center for the greater Cincinnati area.
Serving a 17-county area in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, Hoxworth collects, tests, processes and distributes blood and blood components to 28 hospitals and medical centers.
Hoxworth's purpose is to enhance the well-being of patients in our service area by assuring a reliable and economical supply of the safest possible blood. Hoxworth is licensed and regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks. Hoxworth is also a member of America's Blood Centers.
Founded by Dr. Paul I. Hoxworth in 1938, the Blood Center has grown to be an internationally recognized leader in transfusion medicine. Today, Hoxworth has a staff of more than 250 full and part-time employees in 26 departments and a compliment of more than 300 volunteers committed to serving our community.