Claire McLintock Named New ISTH Council Chairman-Elect
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Posted by: Luke Blount
| Claire McLintock
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is pleased to announce the election of Claire McLintock, MD, as its Council Chairman-Elect. McLintock is a hematologist and obstetric physician serving as the Clinical Director of Regional Maternity Services at National Women’s Health, Auckland City Hospital in New Zealand.
McLintock will serve in the role of Council Secretary for two years (2016-2018) alongside incoming Council Chairman Ingrid Pabinger, MD (Vienna, Austria). She will begin her two-year term (2018-2020) as Council Chairman at the ISTH SSC 2018 meeting in Dublin, Ireland.
“I’m honored to serve the ISTH as Council Chairman-Elect,” McLintock said. “I look forward to collaborating with the membership of the Society as well as the ISTH staff to continue to build upon the successes of our Society so that we may continue to strengthen our mission to support clinical and laboratory research in order to improve the lives of patients with bleeding and clotting disorders worldwide.”
As the ISTH’s first Council Chairman-Elect from New Zealand, McLintock is an experienced member of the Society, currently serving as chair of the ISTH Membership and Communications committee and vice-chair of the ISTH Education and Outreach committee. She recently led the working group that developed the ISTH Clinical Core Curriculum, which forms the foundation for all future educational activities offered through the ISTH. She is also a member of the World Thrombosis Day Steering Committee.
In addition to her work at the ISTH, McLintock is a past-president of the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and a past-president of the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand. She is also a member of the Asia Pacific Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.
McLintock is active in clinical research and she is a member of the steering committee for an Australasian NHMRC funded registry for Massive Transfusion. She leads the New Zealand branch of the Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System looking at severe maternal morbidity in complications, and she is the author of numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters in her specialty.