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FWGBD Welcomes Our Newest MAC Member: Dr. Lydia Pecker!

FWGBD is excited to share Dr. Lydia Pecker of Johns Hopkins has joined our Medical Advisory Committee (MAC). Dr. Pecker's area of focus is Sickle…

“Everything you need to know about bleeding disorders” – Article by Dr. Angela Weyand, WGBD LAN Member

We are delighted to share an article on helloclue.com by Dr. Angela Weyand, Everything you need to know about bleeding disorders. This resource was also medically reviewed by…

Register today! Hemostatic Disorders in Women & Girls – Preceding HTRS in Orlando, FL

FWGBD’s 2023 national colloquium on uterine hemostasis will be convening leading faculty, researchers, and clinicians to review their current practices and evidence-based information on the…

New Publication: Von Willebrand Disease, Hemophilia, and Other Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Pregnancy

Drs. Luis Pacheco, George Saade, and Andra James, announce the publication of their recent article, Von Willebrand Disease, Hemophilia, and Other Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Pregnancy,…

Listen Now! 7-2-1: A Period Podcast

We are delighted to share the outcome of hard work from the Education Subcommittee of our WGBD LAN, led by Dr. Tricia Huguelet and host,…

Response to headlines concerning PFAS in period underwear

We at FWGBD are in agreement with the response developed by NASPAG, specifically the points to encourage ongoing dialogue and open communication, transparency in the…

From Zoomer to Boomer: Aging with Hemophilia (Upcoming Webinar from the CDC)

Public Health Webinar Series on Blood DisordersBringing Science into PracticeThe Division of Blood Disorders is proud to offer this webinar series, providing evidence-based information on…

Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders (FWGBD) Joins the Blood Health Network

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Blood Diseases & Disorders Education Program is a national health education program designed to bring greater visibility to…

Upcoming Case Conversation: Iron Deficiency and Fatigue Among Adolescents with Bleeding Disorders

FWGBD's next Case Conversation program will be held on Tuesday, January 31st, 2023, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET. Co-Authors and FWGBD faculty, Drs. Ayesha Zia and Sarah…

Passing of Dr. Claire McLintock, former ISTH President and advocate for women’s health

Claire McLintock, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, ONZM, of Auckland, New Zealand, passed away on December 23, 2022. Across the world, her impact as an obstetrician and in…

Support for the Sickle Cell Disease Comprehensive Care Act

It is the responsibility of FWGBD to share our steadfast support of the Sickle Cell Disease Comprehensive Care Act to be included in any year-end…

CDC Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders: What Patients are Saying about Hemophilia Treatment Center Care

The Division of Blood Disorders is proud to offer this webinar series, providing evidence-based information on new research, emerging issues of interest in blood disorders,…

Eternal Spirit Awardee: Dr. Roshni Kulkarni

FWGBD Founding Board Member, Dr. Roshni Kulkarni, has been awarded the “Eternal Spirit Award” by the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. Dr.…

FWGBD Board Member, Dr. Russell Ware, Awarded NHLBI Grant!

Please join FWGBD in celebrating Dr. Russell Ware, FWGBD Board Member, for his recent award from the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute (NHLBI). “Realizing…

WFH Webinar: Barriers to Accessing Care for Women and Girls with Bleeding Disorders

On Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET, the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) will host “Barriers to Accessing Care for…