Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders - 2016

Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders

Archives for 2016

November 3, 2016

Neil Goldenberg MD, PhD

Neil Goldenberg, MD, PhD
Director, Thrombosis Program and Director of Research, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Venous Thromboembolism in Children and Young Adults: State of the Art in Diagnosis, Treatment, and PreventionExternal

In this presentation, Dr. Goldenberg presents an overview of venous thromboembolism in children and young adults. He discusses risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, prognostic factors, and prevention strategies. He also addresses what is currently known about obesity and venous thromboembolism.

October 12, 2016

Gary Raskob

Gary Raskob, PhD
Chair, World Thrombosis Day Steering Committee

Thrombosis: Know the Risk and Reduce the Burden

Watch this video to hear opening comments for World Thrombosis Day 2016, given by CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. Gary Raskob, PhD, presents an overview of the burden of thrombosis and describes prevention strategies for venous thromboembolism.

September 22, 2016

Brenda Riske, MS, MBA, MPA, Rick Shearer, BS, Judith R. Baker, DrPH, MSHA

Brenda Riske, MS, MBA, MPA
University of Colorado Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center,
Regional Coordinator, Mountain States Region

Rick Shearer, BS
University of Colorado Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center,
Senior Data Manager

Judith R. Baker, DrPH, MSHA
Center for Inherited Blood Disorders and University of California Los Angeles;
Regional Coordinator, Western States Regional Hemophilia Network

Voices of 5,000+ Patients: The First National Survey on Experience of Care at U. S. Hemophilia Treatment Centers

In this webinar, the panelists describe the strategies used to 1) develop and pilot the Patient Satisfaction Survey, 2) administer the survey to HTC patients, and 3) manage and analyze the data collected from respondents. Presenters describe key national results and show how regional differences in participant demographics and diagnoses influence patient satisfaction.

April 21, 2016

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Margaret Ragni, MD, MPH

Update on Treatment of Hepatitis C in People with HemophiliaExternal

In this presentation, Dr. Ragni reviews the history of hepatitis C infection in people with hemophilia and discusses the risks and management, including increased rates of bleeding episodes. She also provides an update on the latest new therapies designed to eliminate the virus from infected individuals.

March 3, 2016

Alex Spyropoulos, MD, FACP, FCCP, FRCP

Alex Spyropoulos, MD, FACP, FCCP, FRCP

Assessing the Risk for Venous Thromboembolism in Hospitalized Medical PatientsExternal

In this presentation, Dr. Spyropoulos discusses recent advances in 1) the use of clinical risk assessment models for venous thromboembolism and 2) potential biomarkers to identify patients at higher risk for VTE and to improve prevention of VTE in hospitalized patients.

February 18, 2016

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Mike Soucie, PhD

Impact of Public Health Surveillance on Hemophilia CareExternal

In this presentation, Dr. Soucie describes the public health surveillance activities of CDC’s Division of Blood Disorders. He provides an overview on how surveillance has assisted in efforts to prevent the complications of bleeding disorders.

For more information on the webinar series, please contact Cindy Sayers at

For more information on the webinar series, please contact Cindy Sayers at