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Virtual Community Retreat

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join VHF and your bleeding disorders community for a program designed for increasing knowledge and connection! Sunday, September 27th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm » RSVP HERE

We could not provide these important events without the help of our generous sponsors – please go here to view our Virtual Community Retreat Program. This program is one way our generous sponsors can virtually connect with the community by providing links to their electronic resources, brochures, websites, social media sites and more! We would also like to thank our speaker sponsor Hemophilia Federation of America.

Industry Symposium

At the start of this session you will hear from our industry sponsors who will provide a brief overview of their company, products, and/or available services for you to learn more about how they are supporting and serving the inherited bleeding disorders community.

Education Presentation: New and Upcoming Bleeding Disorder Treatments with Steven W. Pipe, MD

Dr. Pipe will present about the new and upcoming treatments within the bleeding disorders space. Topics of discussion span multiple bleeding disorders, and touch on various novel, and some not-so-novel treatments.

Bio: Steven Pipe, MD

Dr Steven Pipe is a Professor and the Laurence A. Boxer Research Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, as well as Professor of Pathology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. He is the medical director of the Pediatric Hemophilia and Coagulation Disorders Program and medical director of the Special Coagulation Laboratory at the University of Michigan. His clinical interests include bleeding and thrombotic disorders and congenital vascular anomalies. Dr Pipe also directs a basic research lab investigating coagulation factor VIII and the molecular mechanisms of hemophilia A.Dr Pipe completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and his pediatric training at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. His pediatric hematology and oncology training was completed at the University of Michigan. He was a fellow of the Pediatric Scientist Development Program Dr Pipe is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatric hematology/oncology. He was awarded a Young Investigator Award from both the American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and a Faculty Scholar Award from the American Society of Hematology. He was the 2015 recipient of the Leadership in Research Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society, as Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network and currently the Chair of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee to the National Hemophilia Foundation.


This session is free and open to VHF constituents, any constituent under the age of 12 will need adult supervision to participate. As we gather virtually to discuss, share and learn, we ask that all Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF)virtual program participants be thoughtful in their interactions and follow video meeting etiquette and rules of engagement. Disruptions to a session may lead to the removal and/or disabling of the participant’s video and microphone for part of or for the entire session. Thank you for helping VHF ensure a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and staff. Go here to read virtual meeting etiquette and rules of engagement.


September 27
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Heather Conner, VHF Program and Communication Director



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