Upcoming FWGBD meetings and other events related to raising awareness and improving care of women and girls with blood disorders.
WGSCD Kick Off Meeting
On September 23, the Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders will be holding the first Women & Girls with Sickle Cell Disease (WGSCD) Learning Action Network at UT Southwestern, Dallas TX. To learn more about the WGSCD LAN, please contact email@example.com for more information.
4th Annual WGBD LAN Meeting
The 4th annual in-person meeting of the Women & Girls with Blood Disorders (WGBD) Learning Action Network will be hosted at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX from September 23 - 25.
SCDAA 46th Annual National Convention
On October 10-13, the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) will host their annual convention in Baltimore, MD. Come say hello to FWGBD in the exhibitor hall. For more information and to register for the convention, visit sicklecelldisease.org.
NHF 70th Bleeding Disorders Conference
On October 13, Kerry Funkhouser will be presenting in the What’s New: Resources and Research for Women with Bleeding Disorder(s) session at the NHF 70th Bleeding Disorders Conference. The conference is being held October 11-13 in Orlando, FL. For more information and to register for the conference, visit hemophilia.org.
World Thrombosis Day
Join FWGBD on October 13 in raising awareness about thrombosis and the unique implications for women. For more information, visit worldthrombosisday.org
2018 National Conference Being Visible: Women with Hemophilia
The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan is hosting a national conference for women diagnosied wiht hemophilia A or B or carriers who are symptomatic November 9-11 in Grand Rapids, MI. Kerry Funkhouser and Dr. Roshni Kulkarni are serving on the conference faculty. For more information, visit hfmich.org.
Evaluation and Treatment of Complement-Mediated Diseases in Women of Childbearing Age
Join FWGBD on November 30 for our Friday Satellite Symposium on the Evaluation and Treatment of Complement-Mediated Diseases in Women of Childbearing Age, preceding the 60th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. For more information and to register for the FSS, visit here.
Additional Events of Interest
National Outreach for von Willebrand Conference
The Arizona Hemophilia Association will be holding their 2018 NOW Conference for patients and caregivers November 16-18 in Phoenix, AZ. For more information, visit arizonahemophilia.org.
AC Forum 15th National Conference
The Anticoagulation Forum will be holding their national conference April 11-13, 2019 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. For more information, visit acforum.org.