World Thrombosis Day


Elaine M. Hylek

Elaine M. Hylek, MD

Professor of Medicine
Resident Unit-Section of General Internal Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
United States of America

Elaine M. Hylek, MD, MPH, is a professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Associate Director of the Education and Training Division of the Boston University Clinical Translational Science Institute. She received her doctorate of medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a master’s in Public Health from Harvard University School of Public Health. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Her research areas include arterial and venous thromboembolism, efficacy and safety of anticoagulant therapies, and atrial fibrillation. She has served on the Executive Steering Committees for international clinical trials and national registries, Event Adjudication Committees, and Data Safety Monitoring Boards.

Dr. Hylek is also a Section Editor for Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the Director of the Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Service at Boston Medical Center.