FWGBD Awards Three Research Awards in 2017
FWGBD is pleased to announce our 2017 recipients of our research awards.
This year, FWGBD was able to offer two research awards in the area of bleeding disorders. These two awards were supported through a grant from Shire.The 2017 Awards: Promoting XXcellence in Women’s Health: Optimal Management of Women and Girls with Bleeding Disorders went to: Margo Rollins, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology Egleston Hospital (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta), Atlanta, GA
Project: Determine the Feasibility and Utility of a Novel Point of Care Device in the Monitoring of Reduction of Hemoglobin During a Menstrual Cycle in Symptomatic Hemophilia A or B Carriers Mentor: Robert Sidonio, MD
Deva Sharma, MD Hematology-Oncology Fellow, Department of Hematology-Oncology Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Project: Epidemiologic Study of Acute Vasco-Occlusive Pain Associated with Menstruation Mentor: Michael R. DeBaun, MD
FWGBD was also able to provide a special award in the area of blood disorders. The 2017 FWGBD Special Award: Promoting XXcellence in Women’s Health: Optimal Management of Women and Girls with Blood Disorders went to:
Ruchika Sharma, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Project: Coagulation Disorders in Menstruating Adolescent Females Mentor: Veronica Flood, MD