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Maria Cecilia Guillermo Esposito, MD

Maria Cecilia Guillermo Esposito, MD

Professor / Hemostasis and Thrombosis Unit Coordinator
Department of Hematology, Hospital de Clinicas
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República
Montevideo, Uruguay

Cecilia Guillermo is Professor, Physician and Coordinator of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Unit at the University Hospital, Hospital de Clinicas in Montevideo, Uruguay. She runs a large hemostasis and thrombosis clinic, and she is a consultant in the Hematology Area at the Clinical Pathology Laboratory.

She studied Medicine in Montevideo and she is a specialist in Hematology, Clinical Pathology Laboratory and Bone Marrow Transplantation. She joined the University Department of Hematology 30 years ago and has been instrumental in developing it into a National Reference Center on Hemostasis and Thrombosis.

Dr. Guillermo is a member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Hematology, International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, European and Mediterranean League against Thrombotic Diseases, European Hematology Association, and the Uruguayan Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis.

She is Secretary and member of Standardization and Quality Control Committee of the Grupo Cooperativo Latinoamericano de Hemostasia y Trombosis (CLAHT), and past co-chair of the Plasma Coagulation Inhibitors of the ISTH Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC). She is past President of the Uruguayan Hematology Society (2015-2017).

Dr. Guillermo has a strong interest in thrombosis disease, with a special interest in cancer associated thrombosis and thromboprophylaxis. She has published numerous papers in national and international journals.