Board of Directors


Rebecca Krause-JarresRebecca Kruse-Jarres, MD, MPH

HTRS President 
Director, Washington Center for Bleeding Disorders at Bloodworks Northwest 
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Washington

Shannon Carpenter, MD, MSShannon Carpenter, MD, MS

HTRS Vice President / President-elect
Associate Division Director, Section of Hematology Director
Hemophilia Treatment Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Mercy Hospital

Rodney M. Camire, PhD

HTRS Secretary
Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Division of Hematology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Lynn Malec, MD, MSc

HTRS Treasurer
Associate Medical Director
Associate BloodCenter of Wisconsin/Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders


Cindy Leissinger, MD

Immediate Past 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





Gowthami Arepally, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology
Medical Director of Therapeutic Apheresis
Duke University Medical Center



Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill





Brian R. Branchford, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, Children’s Hospital Colorado




Leonardo BrandãoLeonardo R. Brandão, MD, MSc

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



Mary Cushman, MD, MSc

Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Medical Director, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program
University of Vermont





Barbara C. Furie, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard University


Bryce Kerlin, MD

Professor of Pediatrics/Hematology
The Ohio State University College of Medicine Center
PI, Center for Clinical & Translational Research
The Research Institute/Nationwide Children's Hospital



Alan Mast, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Medical Services
Versiti/BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology/Medical College of Wisconsin

Shannon MeeksShannon L. Meeks, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics

Leslie Raffini, MD, MSCELeslie Raffini, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia




Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH

Director, Hemophilia Center of Western Pennsylvania
Professor of Medicine and Clinical Translational Science, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center




A. Koneti Rao, MD, FACP, FAHA

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Co-Director, Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center
Temple University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Jordan Shavit, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hemostasis/Thrombosis
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Michigan Medicine
University of Michigan




Alisa S. Wolberg, PhD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine