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ISTH Council Committees and Rosters

ISTH’s Bylaws authorize the Council to establish committees that it deems necessary to conduct the business of the society. These committees recommend to the Council policies, programs and actions related to their areas of expertise and responsibility. They also implement recommendations for approved by the Council.


Committees include:




Education and Outreach

Ensures the greatest possible impact of the Society’s educational programs on the thrombosis and haemostasis community

Chairman: Claire McLintock
Vice Chairman: Flora Peyvandi 
Pantep Angchaisuksiri
Omolade Awodu
Alicia Blanco
Geoffrey Barnes
Suzanne Cannegieter
Meera Chitlur
Satoshi Fujii
Andreas Greinacher
Ingrid Hrachovinova
Jayandharan Giridhara Rao
Suely Rezende
Frits Rosendaal
Chris Ward
Stephen Watson


Ensures that the Society adheres to the highest standards of professional and personal conduct, creating a climate of trust, transparency, respect and integrity among all constituents.

Chairman: James Morrissey
Vice Chairman: Jose Lopez
Alan R. Giles
Vera Ignjatovic
Masanori Matsumoto
Edeghonghon Olayemi


Manages, on behalf of the Council, the daily activities of the Society in between Council meetings, within the framework of the policies and procedures set by the Council


Chairman of Council: Ingrid Pabinger
Secretary/Chairman-Elect and Chair of Education Committee: Claire McLintock
Treasurer: Bjorn Dahlback
Secretary General: J. Evan Sadler
Immediate Past Chairman of Council/Special Advisor: Nigel Key
SSC Chairman: Walter Ageno
Chair of the Publications Committee: Jeffrey Weitz
2017 Congress President: Johannes Oldenburg
2019 Congress President: Robert Medcalf


Ensures prudent use of the Society’s resources and protects the financial health of the organization

Chairman: Bjorn Dahlback
Vice-Chairman: Sam Schulman
Kenneth A. Bauer
Nuala Booth
Flora Peyvandi


Ensures that the Society complies with its Bylaws, mission and governing documents

Chairman: Anna Falanga
Vice-Chairman: Alisa Wolberg
Charles Francis
Alan Giles
Saskia Middeldorp
Paula Tracy
Ex-officio: Claire McLintock
Ex-officio: Evan Sadler

Guidelines and Guidance
Develops, oversees and coordinates the transparent process for the development and/or approval of guidelines and guidance documents the Society wishes to produce or endorse.

Chairman: Jeffrey Weitz 
Vice-Chairman: Mike Makris
James Douketis
Sabine Eichinger
Marcel Levi
David Lillicrap
Paul Monagle
Flora Peyvandi
Sam Schulman
Alberto Tosetto

Lectures and Awards

Oversees named lectureships, awards and other recognitions that don’t require an open competitive application process

Chairman: James Morrissey
Vice Chairman
Jose Lopez
Rosa Cotrina
Heyu Ni
Gilbert C White
Ex-officio: Johannes Oldenburg

Membership and Communications

Promotes the Society’s membership, communication, programs, builds its brand and helps increase its visibility and impact

Chairman: Suely Rezende
Vice-Chairman: Pantep Angchaisuksuri
Jeffrey Berger
Elizabeth Gardiner
Helen Okoye
Thein Oo
Ingrid Pabinger
Aurora de la Pena
Oksana Volod
Marc Blondon
Alisa Wolberg


Oversees the nomination and election process

Chairman: J. Evan Sadler
Vice-Chairman: Anna Falanga
Francoise Dignat-George
Augusto Federici
Paul Kim
Steve Watson
Jeffrey Zwicker

Nurses   Develops and shares information, evidence-based practices, research and guidelines for hemostasis and thrombosis practices in nursing.  Chairman: Maura Malone
Vice-Chairman: Bunis Packham
Jennifer Maahs
Fiona Newell
Jim Munn
Regina Butler


Supports the editors and oversees the Society’s journal and other publications from a strategic, commercial and management aspect.

Chairman: Jeff Weitz
Vice-Chairman: David Lillicrap
Mike Makris
James Morrissey
Lucy Norris
Elizabeth Van Cott                                    Ex-Officio: Mary Cushman 
Ex-Officio: Bjorn Dahlback
Ex-Officio: Frits Rosendaal
Ex-Officio: Pieter Reitsma

Early Career Committee
Makes recommendations to the Society on meeting the needs of early career professionals in the organization. Chairman: Mandy Lauw
Geoffrey Barnes
Marc Blondon
Caterina Casari
Matthew Harper
Ketan Kulkarni
Pedro Henrique F. do Carmo Las Casas
Joshua Muia
Nicoletta Riva
Gevorg Tamamyan
Jun Wu
Boulaftalli Yacine


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