ISTH President Claire McLintock Receives Officer of New Zealand Order of Merit

— Award Underscores McLintock’s Service to the Fields of Haematology & Obstetrics

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) today announced that ISTH President Claire McLintock, MD, has received the award of Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit by Her Majesty the Queen as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019 of New Zealand. The award highlights McLintock’s services to haematology and obstetrics.

McLintock is a hematologist and obstetric physician serving as the Clinical Director of Regional Maternity Services at National Women’s Health, Auckland City Hospital in New Zealand. She serves as President of the ISTH, in addition to a variety of other leadership roles including the World Thrombosis Day steering committee.

“McLintock’s contributions to the field of thrombosis and hemostasis, and particularly in the area of women’s health, have been highly influential,” said Tom Reiser, ISTH Executive Director. “As President of the ISTH, she is highly dedicated to regional representation with a global perspective that builds cultural and professional bridges and enables great and more effective collaborations, particularly related to the important areas of women’s health.”

In addition to her work at the ISTH, McLintock is a past-president of the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and a past-president of the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand. She is also a member of the Asia Pacific Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

McLintock is active in clinical research and led the New Zealand branch of the Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System looking at severe maternal morbidity in complications. She has published numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters in her specialty.

Click here to view all recipients of the New Zealand Order of Merit for the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019.

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