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2013-10-17 16:25:11

BOSTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) has launched an innovative educational initiative on risk assessment and anticoagulation for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF). The AF Action Initiative, led by Christian Ruff, MD, MPH, Investigator at the TIMI Study Group and Associate Physician, Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital, will convene a consensus group of 29 expert researchers and clinicians in the U.S.,...

2013-09-12 12:29:40

BOSTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a Boston-based non-profit organization, combined efforts with a group of patient advocates in Georgia to increase thrombosis education. That goal was achieved, designating September as Thrombosis Awareness Month in the state of Georgia. At a press conference at the Georgia State House on August 2, 2013, State Senator Renee Unterman announced the passing of a Resolution proclaiming September as...

2013-09-04 12:33:48

BOSTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a non-profit organization working to increase public awareness of thrombosis and related cardiovascular diseases, has selected Marc Pfeffer, MD, PhD, as the recipient of the 2(nd) annual Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Lectureship Award. The Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Lectureship Award was introduced in 2012 to salute NATF Founding Board Member and longtime esteemed colleague, Dr. Art Sasahara, for his pioneering...

2013-03-27 16:27:14

BOSTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with DVT Awareness Month, the North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) will host its Signature Event tomorrow night, March 28, 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental in downtown Boston. At this event, NATF will recognize Melanie Bloom for her Decade of Dedication to raising awareness of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Ten years ago, Melanie Bloom embarked on a campaign to raise awareness of DVT, following the sudden death of her husband, NBC News...