Eric Jenkins, Perfusionist Retires
Eric Jenkins, BA, BS, CCP, CCT, FPP is retiring October 7th, after 35 years in the perfusion profession. Eric started his perfusion career in 1975 as perfusion assistant at the University of Alabama, at Birmingham. He worked his way up to operating the bypass machine for Dr. John Kirkland. Eric subsequently graduated from the perfusion program at Ohio State University and spent the next 25 years as a perfusionist with the University of Michigan: University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. Eric, a long time American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion fellow, has been a regular contributor to the AACP\’s annual meeting as both a presenter and Fireside Chat moderator. In his retirement, Eric plans to travel, write short stories and poetry, as well as pursue his hobby of photography. Congratulations to Eric on 25 years at the University of Michigan! Your expertise and guidance will be sorely missed. Please join us as we celebrate with Eric from 11-2pm on Friday October 7th, CVC 4167.