Bleeding disorders, anemia, thrombocytopenia (ITP and TTP), polycythemia vera, essential thrombocytosis
BS, BS Cum Laude: Wayne State University 1980; MD: University of Michigan Medical School, 1984; Internal Medicine Resident: University of Pennsylvania, 1989-1992; Internal Medicine Chief Resident University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993, Hematology Oncology Fellow: University of Pennsylvania, 1993-1997; Clinical Instructor: University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1998; Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 1998-2005, Associate Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 2005-2016, Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 2016-present. Fellowship director, 2013-present
Research and Clinical Interests
I am interested in general hematology, hematology education, and the impact of blood disorders on women’s health. I have a special interest in acquired hemophilia as well as in ITP, and in diagnosing bleeding disorders.