“So You Think You Can’t Get A Blood Clot? Think Again!”

  • 10:00 AM
  • Rules Committee Room SD-562, Senate Dirksen Building Washington, DC 20515

Briefing Agenda

I. Welcome and Introductions

Joseph Isaacs, MSPH, Chief Executive Officer, National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA)

II. The Importance of National Blood Clot Awareness Month

The Honorable Lois Capps (D-CA), Member, U.S. House of Representatives (invited)

III. Blood Clot Prevention and Treatment

Jack Ansell, MD, Professor, New York University School of Medicine

IV. If It Can Happen to Me, It Could Happen to Any of Us – Patient Experiences

a. Rebekah Bradford, Team USA 2010 Olympic Speed Skater (Utah)
b. Mark Hackley and Timothy Bullard
c. Jennifer and James DeBouver – Asher’s Mom and Dad (Illinois)

V. The Federal Role in Awareness and Prevention of Blood Clots – What is Needed?

Randy Fenninger, Member, NBCA Public Policy Committee

VI. Questions and Answers

VII. Closing Remarks

Kathy Smith, President, NBCA Board of Directors