FWGBD Elects Two New Board Members

February 21, 2017

The Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood disorders is pleased to announce the election of two new members to the organization’s Board of Directors. The new board members are: Michael Recht, MD, PhD, and Russell E. Ware, MD, PhD. 

Michael Recht, MD, PhD, is the Medical Director of the Oregon Hemophilia Treatment Center, and the regional director for the federally-funded Hemophilia Treatment Centers in the states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska. Dr. Recht is a member of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Oregon Health & Science University, and directs the pediatric hematology consult service.

Russell E. Ware, MD, PhD, is the Director, Division of Hematology at Cincinnati Children’s. Dr. Ware is also the Institute Co-Director of the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute and the Associate Director of the Global Health Center. Dr. Ware has been involved with a wide variety of clinical and translational hematology research projects for 25 years, however, his primary interests have focused on sickle cell disease.

These individuals bring a wealth of experience and expertise in their fields and will be tremendous assets to the Foundation as it seeks to ensure that all women and girls with blood disorders are correctly diagnosed and optimally managed and treated at every life stage.