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The IHTC’s Dr. Shapiro recognized as a pioneer in her field by the American Journal of Hematology!

Dr. Amy Shapiro was interviewed in American Journal of Hematology as one of several Women Leaders in Hematology. Dr. Shapiro is recognized as a pioneer in her field. You may read the article online; Dr. Shapiro’s interview begins on page 29.

IHTC Medical Director, Dr. Amy Shapiro, interviewed on Inside INdiana Business

On October 22, IHTC Medical Director, Dr. Amy Shapiro, was interviewed on Inside INdiana Business. To view the program this weekend…

The IHTC was named a Top Workplace for the 5th year in a row! Read on for more details.

Yesterday, April 20th, the Indianapolis Star published “Top Workplaces 2014” – a list of the best places to work in the Central Indiana region. The IHTC has been named to the list for the 5th year in a row! The evaluation for the Top Workplaces program is based on feedback from an employee survey completed […]

Do we really need vaccinations?

Diseases are becoming rare due to vaccinations. It is true that some diseases (like polio and diphtheria) are becoming very rare in the U.S. Of course, they are becoming rare largely because we have been vaccinating against them. But it is still reasonable to ask whether it’s really worthwhile to keep vaccinating. It’s much like […]

Eating Better on a Budget

Pain Management at the IHTC

Pain management is an important part of care for patients with bleeding and thrombotic disorders and sickle cell disease. The IHTC is equipped to teach patients how to manage both chronic and acute pain so that they can live a fulfilling life. Each individual has unique needs and concerns related to pain management and therefore, […]

Kenya Video

Kenya, a country of 41 million people, could have as many as 4,000 individuals with hemophilia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that only 2,500 may still be living. As of 2009, Kenya had only one Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) which had identified approximately 450 patients, 200 of whom were considered lost to […]

IHTC Interviewed on WFYI for World Hemophilia Day

In recognition of World Hemophilia Day, WFYI/NPR interview IHTC staff person Chris Roberson about hemophilia. Chris is the director of Compliance & Community Programs at the IHTC. This interview aired on April 17, 2013. Click here to listen to the interview.

Get a Gold Medal Smile

Get a Gold Medal Smile National Children’s Dental Health Month – February 2013 There is much research supporting the important benefits of early childhood dental care. Beginning proper oral hygiene habits at a young age will lead to better dental health and reduced pain and trauma for your children. The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors […]

Increase Your AIDS “IQ” During World AIDS Month

In February, 1986, we may have read local newspapers with headlines such as, “Ryan White returns to school for the first time in 14 months, but 151 of 360 students stay home and seven transfer to other schools.” “Judge Alan Brubaker grants a restraining order in the afternoon to Concerned Citizens to keep Ryan out […]

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