Henny H. Billett

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Henny H. Billett received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, her M.D. degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and her specialty training at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London and Montefiore. She received an M.S. degree in clinical tropical medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine before completing her hematology fellowship and NIH sponsored postdoctoral research at Montefiore. She has been the Chief of Hematology Laboratory at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, the Director of Clinical Hematology at Einstein, and the President of the Society for the Study of Blood. Currently, she works as the Director of the Thrombosis Prevention and Treatment program and as an Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology. Billett has over 100 scientific publications, has been on the Editorial Board of Lab Tests on Line, and is/has been a reviewer for over 10 journals. She has participated in multiple clinical trials and has served as a Member at the NIH SBIR/TTR study sections and the American Society of Hematology Committees. Dr. Billett’s interests are in the areas of thrombosis and anticoagulation, including deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary emboli, stroke, atrial fibrillation, and arterial embolization, vena cava filters, and hereditary prothrombotic states. Her other main area of interest is in sickle cell disease, particularly the areas of chronic complications of sickle cell disease and in the older sickle cell patient.

Biography Updated on 5 August 2009

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