Andra H. James, MD, MPH


Founding Board President

An Ob/Gyn and high-risk pregnancy expert, Dr. James is an internationally renowned leader in advancing the optimal treatment and management of women with blood disorders and is the recipient of the CDC Blood Disorders in Public Health Outstanding Leadership Award 2012; and the HTRS Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.

Dr. James served as Board President since the inception of FWGBD, spanning 13 years. She remains a member, in addition to the Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee.