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Meet Dr. Lauren Andrew – Recipient of the 2021 FWGBD Research Fellowship Award

Lauren Andrew, MD is currently an obstetrics and gynecology resident with the University of Calgary in Canada, researching clinical trial design for postpartum women with…

NASPAG Creates Clinician Talking Points About COVID-19 Vaccine

To answer frequent questions from parents and patients about the safety and efficacy of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine, and to combat unfounded concerns, NASPAG has created…

CDC Releases Update on Hemophilia Counts for Women & Girls Seen at HTCs

The CDC has recently released updated statistics about hemophilia characteristics among women and girls receiving care at specialized Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTCs) in the United…

WFH Webinar on Practical Education on Bleeding Disorders

On Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. EST join the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) to continue the conversation around practical…

New Toolkit Available to Help Expectant and New Moms Learn their Blood Clot Risk

Did you know that women are five times more likely to experience a blood clot during pregnancy, childbirth, and the three-month period after delivery? The Stop…

New Dates for THSNA 2022: August 25-27, 2022

New Dates for THSNA 2022: August 25-27, 2022 2022 Thrombosis & Hemostasis Summit of North America (August 25-27, Chicago, IL) THSNA brings together the leading hemostasis and…

Meet Dr. Ming Y. Lim – Recipient of the 2021 FWGBD Research Fellowship Award

Ming Y. Lim, MBBChir, MSCR is currently medical director of the Utah Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders at University of Utah Health. She earned…

FWGBD Co-sponsoring Virtual Congressional Briefing on Reproductive Health Care for Women with SCD

The Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders, American Society of Hematology, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Association of Maternal & Child Health…

Join Us in Marking World Thrombosis Day on October 13

Join us on Wednesday, October 13, to honor World Thrombosis Day in partnership with ISTH. WTD is an educational campaign aimed at reducing the significant…

Welcome to New Medical Advisory Committee Member Dr. Luis Pacheco!

The Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders is proud to announce the recent appointment of its newest Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) member, Luis…

Feedback Needed: Updating CDC’s Contraception Guidance Documents

The CDC has announced the opening of a docket in the Federal Register to obtain public comment on CDC’s contraception guidance, U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for…

Dr. Julia Coleman Wins American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma’s National Resident Paper Competition

Our congratulations to Dr. Julia Coleman, the 2018 FWGBD Promoting XXcellence in Women's Health award winner, who recently won the national award from the  American College…

New Journal Article from WGSCD LAN Members on Gaps in Sickle Cell Research

Our congratulations to WGSCD LAN Research & Publications co-chairs Dr. Lydia Pecker and Dr. Deva Sharma, along with MAC members Drs. Alecia Nero, Michael Paidas,…

Drs. Andrea Roe and Kim Smith-Whitley Publish Article on Contraceptive Use and Preferences in Females with Sickle Cell Disease

Our congratulations to WGSCD LAN member Dr. Andrea Roe and long-time FWGBD supporter Dr. Kim Smith-Whitley, who have recently published an insightful journal article on…

NHF’s State of the Science Research Summit: Sept. 12-15, 2021

Please plan to join the National Hemophilia Foundation for its upcoming State of the Science Research Summit. This Summit will be held virtually from September…