Dr. Adkins earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Biomedical Science and Biological Science at Marshall University. He attended medical school at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, and completed his Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He went on to complete fellowship training in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine and Hematopathology at University of Virginia Health. He is board-certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology with subspecialty certification in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine and Hematopathology. 

His interests include resident and fellow education as well as clinical research. 


Medical School
Marshall University (2015)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2019), Pathology/lab Medicine
University of Virginia (2020), Hematopathology
University of Virginia (2021), Blood Banking/transfusion Medicine


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Central Line Access Is Predictive of Diagnostic Blood Loss and Transfusion in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
Adkins BD, DeAnda A, Trieu JA, Polineni S, Okorodudu A, Yates SG, Lab Med 2022 Sep
Blood conservation strategies at United States hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic: Findings from a multi-institutional analysis.
Jacobs JW, Karafin MS, Allen ES, Abels E, Park YA, Stephens LD, Ward DC, Woo JS, Gehrie EA, Booth GS, Adkins BD, Transfusion 2022 Sep
Liquid biopsies in blood donors: Issues in implementing cell-free DNA cancer screening tests in the blood donor population.
Jacobs JW, Guarente J, Chooljian DM, Booth GS, Adkins BD, Am J Hematol 2022 Sep
They come in threes: Marburg virus, emerging infectious diseases, and the blood supply.
Jacobs JW, Filkins L, Booth GS, Adkins BD, Transfus Apher Sci 2022 Aug 103528
Analysis of Sex and Gender Reporting Policies in Preeminent Biomedical Journals.
Bibb LA, Adkins BD, Booth GS, Shelton KM, Jacobs JW, JAMA Netw Open 2022 Aug 5 8 e2230277
Gender equity analysis of board of directors for transfusion medicine professional societies around the world.
Jacobs JW, Adkins BD, Booth GS, Vox Sang 2022 Aug
Diversity, equity, and inclusion in transfusion medicine, blood donation, and blood and bone marrow transplantation: language matters.
Jacobs JW, Adkins BD, Wheeler AP, Booth GS, Bone Marrow Transplant 2022 Jul
The potential impact of monkeypox infection and vaccination on blood donor deferrals and the blood supply.
Jacobs JW, Filkins L, Booth GS, Adkins BD, Br J Haematol 2022 Jul
Four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate use for on-label versus off-label indications: a retrospective cohort study.
Adkins BD, Shaim H, Abid A, Gonzalez A, DeAnda A, Yates SG, J Thromb Thrombolysis 2022 Jun
Sex and gender reporting in high impact haematology journals.
Jacobs JW, Gisriel SD, Bouza SJ, Adkins BD, Lancet Haematol 2022 Apr