Board of Directors

OFFICERS

Cindy Leissinger, MDCindy Leissinger, MD

President
Professor of Medicine, Pathology, Pediatrics and Pharmacology
Tulane University School of Medicine
Section Chief, Hematology/Medical Oncology
Director, Louisiana Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Rebecca Krause-JarresRebecca Kruse-Jarres, MD, MPH

Vice President / President Elect
Director, Washington Center for Bleeding Disorders at Bloodworks Northwest (previously Puget Sound Blood Center)
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Washington

Veronica H. Flood, MDVeronica H. Flood, MD

Secretary
Assistant Professor of Medicine
BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Joan Cox Gill, MDJoan Cox Gill, MD

Treasurer
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Investigator & Director, Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders
BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Diane Nugent, MDDiane Nugent, MD

Immediate Past President
Chief of Hematology, CHOC Childrens Hospital
Clinical Professor, University of California, Irvine
President/Medical Director, Center for Comprehensive Care and Diagnosis of Inherited Blood Disorders

DIRECTORS

Leonardo BrandãoLeonardo R. Brandão, MD, MSc

HTRS Canadian Representative
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toronto
Thrombosis Program, Hematology/Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children

Shannon L. CarpenterShannon L. Carpenter, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Section Chief of Hematology
Director, Kansas City Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment Center
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Meera B. Chitlur, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Wayne State University
Director of the Hemophilia Treatment Center and Hemostasis Program, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Director of the Special Coagulation Laboratory, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Janna JourneycakeJanna M. Journeycake, MD, MSCS

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Director, Bleeding Disorders and Thrombosis Program
Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Children’s Health System, Dallas

Lori Luchtman-Jones, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology
Director of Thrombosis Research
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Leslie RaffiniLeslie Raffini, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology
Director, Center for Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Robert Sidonio, JrRobert Sidonio, Jr., MD, MSc

Associate Director of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Emory University/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Suman SoodSuman Sood, MD

Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology-Oncology
University of Michigan

APPOINTED ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Joan Cox Gill, MDJoan Cox Gill, MD

Chief Financial Officer
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Investigator & Director, Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders
BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Robert R. Montgomery, MDRobert R. Montgomery, MD

Executive Secretary
Blood Research Institute
BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Professor of Pediatric Hematology
Medical College of Wisconsin