A Message from Cindy Leissinger, MD, HTRS President
Welcome to the new website for the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS). HTRS is a North American professional medical society dedicated to advancing care for people with bleeding and thrombotic disorders through investigator-initiated research, mentoring, and continuing medical education. Our members are physicians, nurses, trainees, pharmacists, pharmaceutical industry partners, and all healthcare professionals working with disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis.
In Memorium: Jeanne M. Lusher, MD
Jeanne M. Lusher, MD, a distinguished researcher and clinician in pediatric hematology, and long-time HTRS member, passed away on September 13, 2016.
The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society mourns the loss of a highly esteemed, dedicated hematologist who was and will continue to be an inspiration to the hematology community. Dr. Lusher was the well-deserving recipient of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award and served for innumerable years as a scientific reviewer for the HTRS Mentored Research Award Program, providing valuable insight into the many grant applications she reviewed. Her influence will continue far into the future. The HTRS Board would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Lusher. She will be missed by her many HTRS colleagues and friends.
A memorial service for Dr. Lusher has been scheduled for October 1, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester, Michigan.
Leave a tribute or send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Dr. Lusher here.
Memorial contributions can be made to Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4507. Telephone (248) 283-1100, or at the Michigan Humane Society website. (Dr. Lusher loved animals and was an ardent supporter of the Michigan Humane Society.)
Read more about Dr. Lusher and her many accomplishments here.