Speaker: Prof Rezan Kadir MD, United Kingdom
Prof RezanA Kadir is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a subspecialty in Fetal Medicine at theRoyal Free Hospitalin London, UK. She is also a Specialist Consultant in women with bleeding disorders at the hospital, and an Honorary Reader with theUniversity College School of Medicine. She has set up a multi-disciplinary clinic in the hemophilia centre at theRoyal Free Hospital, which is jointly run with a haemophilia specialist, nurse and family counsellor and therapists. This clinic has been unique in providing comprehensive care for women in families with bleeding disorders.Sheis also leading several clinical and laboratory projects in this field.
Dr Kadir is the Chair of the ‘Women Bleed Too’ board of the HaemophiliaSociety, UK, which includes key professionals and women affected with bleeding disorders. The board aims to create a society in which bleeding disorders are a recognized condition among women and appropriate treatment and support are offered to all those diagnosed.She is also a member of several international societies, including the International Society of Thrombosis andHaemostasis,World Federation of Hemophilia, Women Health Issuesin Thrombosis and Haemostasis, British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society, and the International Society of Ultrasoundin Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and many others. Her work in the field of women and bleeding disorders has been well recognized internationally andsheis regarded as a world expert in the field.Hername was included in the 2009 edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2009-2010.