Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders - 2014

Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders

Archives for 2014

November 6, 2014

Gary E. Raskob, PhD, MSc
“Venous Thromboembolism: Recent Advances in Reducing the Disease Burden”external icon

Gary E. Raskob, PhD, MSc

In this webinar, Dr. Raskob reviewed the disease burden from venous thromboembolism. He also discussed strategies to reduce this burden through the prevention of first time and recurrent blood clots.


July 10, 2014

Lauren Marcewicz, MD
“Vitamin K and Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding in Infants”external icon

Lauren Marcewicz, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Marcewicz reviewed how vitamin K works in infants, discussed the different classifications of vitamin K deficiency bleeding, and explained how to talk with parents about the administration of this important public health measure.


July 24, 2014

Connie Miller, PhD
“Inhibitor Testing: State of the Art”external icon

Connie Miller, PhD

In this presentation, Dr. Miller described the development of inhibitors in people who have hemophilia. She described different methods available for inhibitor testing and discussed the CDC laboratory’s role in national inhibitor monitoring.


For more information on the webinar series, please contact Cindy Sayers at cay1@cdc.gov.