The World Thrombosis Day (WTD) campaign announces the appointment of Claire McLintock, M.D., as Vice Chair of its global Steering Committee. In this new role, McLintock will serve a term of two years, helping lead the WTD campaign and its mission in collaboration with Steering Committee Chair Prof. Beverley Hunt, M.D., O.B.E. and the entire Steering Committee.
McLintock, who is based in Auckland, New Zealand, is a clinical and laboratory hematologist specializing in obstetric medicine. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and completed post-graduate training in hematology in Auckland, New Zealand. She is based in National Women’s Health, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand. Her clinical and research areas of interest are thrombotic and hemostatic disorders of women and in particular, pregnancy.
McLintock formerly served as President of the ISTH. She also serves on the Education and Outreach Subcommittee. She recently led a working group of the ISTH that is developing an international core curriculum in clinical thrombosis and hemostasis.
Additionally, she was a member of Council and past-President for the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. She is also a member of the Asia Pacific Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.
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