Mark serves Velico as its Chief Medical Officer and advises the company across the full scope of the business. Mark is internationally renowned in the field of Transfusion Medicine combining a notable academic, medical and industry background.

Dr. Popovsky  is an honor graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the NIH and took his fellowship in Transfusion Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. He served as the director of Transfusion and Intravenous Services at Mayo, before taking joint positions at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and Harvard Medical School. Concurrently, Mark was the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Executive Officer at New England Region of the American Red Cross. He left the Red Cross to become the Chief Medical Officer at the Haemonetics Corporation.

Mark has published more than 400 peer-reviewed articles and edited or published 5 books in transfusion medicine. He has served in Nigeria on a PEPFAR mission and numerous WHO missions to Central America. Mark has received numerous awards for contributions to transfusion medicine and teaching.

He is currently the Chief Safety Officer of Haemonetics Corporation.