Naomi L. Luban, M.D., is chair of the IRB, the medical director of the Office of Protection of Human Subjects at Children's National Hospital, director of the Blood Donor Center, associate program director for the General Clinical Research Center and vice chair for Faculty Affairs at Children's National. She has been an attending physician at Children’s National for more than 30 years.
Dr. Luban has published more than 140 peer-reviewed journal articles and more than 40 book chapters. She has edited seven texts in pediatric transfusion medicine and is an editorial board member for Transfusion and the American Journal of Hematology. In addition, Dr. Luban is a peer-reviewer for Transfusion, JAMA, Immunohematology, the Journal of Pediatrics, Pediatric Blood and Cancer and other publications.
Currently, Dr. Luban is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the chair of the Committee on Blood Disorders in Childhood of the American Society of Hematology and a member of the board of trustees of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Her clinical interests are focused in inherited platelet disorders and hemophilia.
Dr. Luban lives in Maryland and has two children.