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September 8, 2016

Registration Open for 2016 Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Charity Golf Tournament

It's time to tee up for a cure at the 34th Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia in partnership with the Atlanta Braves. Featuring a round of golf at two of Atlanta's most beautiful courses, followed by a lively reception, that includes a raffle and loads of auction action, the annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament is a perennial favorite and 2016 promises to be even better.

 

September 9, 2015

Jeff Cornett Receives Linda Smith Lowe Health Advocacy Award

Congratulations to Jeff Cornett, Vice President of Research and Public Policy, who is the first recipient of the Linda Smith Lowe Health Advocacy Award. The Linda Smith Lowe Health Advocacy Award will be given each year to an advocate whose exemplary work advances access to quality, affordable health care in Georgia.

September 3, 2015

The Great Pacific Adventure: Two friends to battle the Pacific for a good cause

When Jacob Pope was seven years old he was diagnosed with hemophilia B, “It took the doctors a while to figure out what was going on but I feel I am lucky, I don’t often have to deal with a bleed, once a month maybe,” he explains.

August 26, 2015

UGA Students Row for Hemophilia Research

In June 2016, UGA students and avid rowers Jacob Pope '17 and Chris Lee '16 will be rowing 2,400 more, from California to Hawaii, in the Great Pacific Race. The campaign is called Row for Hemophilia and is designed to raise money and awareness for Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG). The UGA Alumni Association invited Jacob to guest blog about his upcoming adventure.

August 18, 2015

Board Member Spotlight: Meet Andy Wurtzel

In keeping with HoG’s tradition of always “being on the lookout” for individuals with a particular skill or educational background who would be a benefit to our Board of Directors and, ultimately, the bleeding disorder community, I’m pleased to introduce you to Andy Wurtzel, the latest addition to HoG’s Board of Directors.

July 16, 2015

Locals hoping to hit the Pacific for race, raise awareness for hemophilia

Chris Lee and Jacob Pope, a pair of Cobb County natives, are attempting to enter the Great Pacific Race, which is described as “the biggest, baddest human endurance challenge on the planet." Click to see more about the pair's efforts to also raise money for Hemophilia of Georgia through the 2,400-mile rowing competition across the Pacific Ocean from Monterrey, Calif. to Honolulu.

May 14, 2015

Novoeight Now Available

Novo Nordisk has recently announced the launch of their new recombinant factor VIII product, Novoeight®. The FDA has approved Novoeight for use in adults and children with hemophilia A.

May 13, 2015

Tom Hoover Joins Hemophilia of Georgia as VP of Operations

Tom Hoover has joined Hemophilia of Georgia as Vice President of Operations. He is a financial management professional with over 20 years of experience having most recently served as Director of Operations/Business Manager for Pinecrest Academy.

May 13, 2015

Hemophilia of Georgia to Host Augusta Trot to Clot

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the Trot to Clot Walk and Run event on Saturday, May 30 at Savannah Rapids Park in Augusta.  This year, in addition to our 5k and 5 mile walk and runs we have added a 1 mile fun run for those who prefer shorter distances. This fun, family-centered event will raise money to fund Camp Wannaklot, the only camp in Georgia that provides children who have hemophilia or other inherited bleeding disorders the opportunity to enjoy a traditional camp experience.

March 20, 2015

Hemophilia of Georgia to Host Stone Mountain Trot to Clot Walk & Run

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the Trot to Clot Walk and Run event on Saturday, April 25 at Stone Mountain Park.  This year, in addition to our 5k and 5 mile walk and runs we have added a 1 mile fun run for those who prefer shorter distances. This fun, family-centered event will raise money to fund Camp Wannaklot, the only camp in Georgia that provides children who have hemophilia or other inherited bleeding disorders the opportunity to enjoy a traditional camp experience.

March 11, 2015

Hemophilia of Georgia Board of Directors Names Maria Pérez Manahan as CEO

The Hemophilia of Georgia Board of Directors announced on March 9, 2015 that it has appointed Maria Manahan as Chief Executive Officer. Maria will assume leadership of Hemophilia of Georgia on April 1, 2015 from current CEO, Trish Dominic, who is retiring after 30 years at the organization’s helm.

February 24, 2015

Dr. Stein Appointed to Emory Chair Named in His Honor

At Hemophilia of Georgia’s 40th anniversary celebration in March, 2013, CEO Trish Dominic announced that the agency had endowed the Sidney F. Stein, MD Chair in Hemophilia and Hemostasis at Emory University. On January 27, 2015, Dr. Stein was honored a second time for actually becoming the inaugural holder of the chair named for him.

January 20, 2015

Dr. Robert Sidonio joins the Emory/CHOA Bleeding Disorder Team

Ruth Brown and I had an opportunity to meet Dr. Robert Sidonio for lunch this past summer on a trip he made to Atlanta to be interviewed for the pediatric program at the Comprehensive Bleeding Disorder Center at Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. When I think back upon our lunch together, I think of meeting a man passionate about his work, committed to continuing his research regarding women with bleeding disorders and excited about an opportunity to live and work in Atlanta.

December 17, 2014

FDA Approves Emory-developed Hemophilia Drug

Last month the Food and Drug Administration approved Obizur, a treatment for acquired hemophilia A that was originally developed by a research team led by Emory hematologist Pete Lollar, Hemophilia of Georgia Professor of Pediatrics.

December 16, 2014

Board Member Spotlight: Meet Tom Singh

After reading the subject of this article, you might just be saying to yourself, “This must be the third Board Member Spotlight I’ve read this year.” And, you’d be right! So, without further ado, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Tom Singh; our newest Board Member.

November 11, 2014

The Atlanta Braves and Supporters Tee Off for Hemophilia Research

More than 180 golfers from across the country traveled to Alpharetta to participate in the 32nd Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on October 28th to raise money for research to find a cure for hemophilia.

October 9, 2014

Trish Dominic to Retire in June 2015

Trish Dominic, CEO of Hemophilia of Georgia, has announced her plans to retire. During her tenure, Hemophilia of Georgia has grown to become one of the leading hemophilia organizations in the world.

September 26, 2014

Trish Dominic Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Trish Dominic received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation at their Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon on September 24, 2014. This award recognizes an individual who has dedicated his/her life to the bleeding disorders community in order to improve the lives of those affected.

September 11, 2014

Board Member Spotlight: Meet Amy Greene

Let me introduce you to one of our most recent Board Members, Amy Greene! In case you’re wondering how  HoG  locates prospective Board Members, the answer, more often than not, is by the recommendation of a current or former HoG Board Member or staff member. In Amy’s case, it was the latter. You see, Amy is not only a busy business woman, but also the mother of a toddler with hemophilia.

September 11, 2014

Advate News

If you are currently using BAXJECT II with Advate, you will be interested to learn that Baxter has announced the approval of BAXJECT III, a new reconstitution system (way to mix) Advate. This new system reduces the number of steps compared to the BAXJECT II needleless device.

September 8, 2014

Hit ’Em for Hemophilia: Golfers Invited to Celebrate the Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame Year and Raise Funds to Cure Bleeding Disorders

Help us celebrate the Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame year by participating in the 32nd Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Manor Golf and Country Club and Echelon Golf Club in Alpharetta, Georgia.  Sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia in partnership with the Atlanta Braves, the tournament is recognized as one of the premier charity golf events in the United States.  More than 250 golfers including corporate executives, local sports celebrities and sponsors come together for a memorable day of golf.

August 11, 2014

Twinning: Celebrating our Accomplishments and Working Towards a Better Tomorrow

It has been three years since we started working with our twinning partner, Fundación Nacional de Hemophilia Bolivia (FUNAHEB) in Bolivia, with a goal of helping them improve access to care in Bolivia and creating a sense of community for those affected by bleeding disorders.

July 14, 2014

Eloctate Now Approved

Biogen Idec announced on June 6 that the FDA approved Eloctate, their recombinant factor VIII product with a prolonged half-life. It will be commercially available for patients in mid-July.  Eloctate is indicated in adults and children with hemophilia A for control and prevention of bleeding episodes, perioperative (surgical) management, and routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes.

July 14, 2014

HoG Launches New Website

The redesigned Hemophilia of Georgia website was launched on July 1st with all new photos and graphics. The design has been streamlined to make all the information you need easier to find. Links for each page are located on the side of all the pages in that section.

June 9, 2014

Board Member Spotlight: Meet Neca Smith

Have you ever wondered about some of the companies that you do business with?  How important are their customers to their business and what, in fact, do they think of them? Are their customers treated respectfully?

June 9, 2014

HTC’s Announce Patient/Family Advisory Council

The Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center (CBDC) at Emory and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta announces its partnership with Emory Healthcare Office of Care Transformation to develop a Patient/Family Advisory Council. This Patient/Family Advisory Council will be comprised, initially, of adult patients/family members, representatives of the CBDC team and an advisor/facilitator from the Emory Healthcare Office of Care Transformation.

May 19, 2014

Hemophilia of Georgia to Host Inaugural Lawrenceville Trot to Clot Walk & Run

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the Inaugural Lawrenceville Trot to Clot Walk and Run on Saturday, June 7th at Coolray Field.  Registration for this new 5k walk and run includes a ticket to a Gwinnett Braves game on Sunday, June 8. We will celebrate Hemophilia of Georgia Day at the park so come out in your new Trot to Clot t-shirt on Sunday and visit our silent auction table featuring Atlanta Braves items.

May 13, 2014

Hemophilia of Georgia To Host the 2nd Annual Augusta Trot to Clot Walk and Run; New 8k Race Added

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the 2nd annual Augusta Trot to Clot Walk and Run on Saturday, May 31st at Savannah Rapids Park.  This year, in addition to our 5k walk and run, we have added an 8k run on the beautiful canal trail for our longer distance runners and those looking for a challenge.

May 9, 2014

Alprolix Now Approved

Biogen Idec’s newly approved recombinant factor IX with prolonged half-life, Alprolix, has been approved by the FDA and will be commercially available for patients beginning in May.

April 1, 2014

Hemophilia of Georgia to Host Stone Mountain Trot to Clot Walk & Run; New 8k Race Added This Year

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the Trot to Clot Walk and Run event on Saturday, April 19 at Stone Mountain Park.  This year, in addition to our 5k walk and run, we have added an 8K run for those who prefer longer distances. This fun, family-centered event will raise money to fund Camp Wannaklot, the only camp in Georgia that provides children who have hemophilia or other inherited bleeding disorders the opportunity to enjoy a traditional camp experience.  During this fun-filled week, campers make new friends, learn about their bleeding disorders and share new experiences.   Register early to guarantee you will receive an Ultra Soft Trot to Clot T-shirt.  Sign up today as a walker, runner or team.  Prices increase on race day.  Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female runners, the top two individual fundraisers and for the most creative team t-shirt. There is also a free Trot Tot for kids 5 and under.  Invite your family and friends to come out and cheer you on at this outstanding charity event.

September 17, 2013

Golfers Invited to Participate in the Hit 'Em for Hemophila Tournament to Raise Funds to Cure Bleeding Disorders

Golfers are invited to participate in the 31st annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the Manor Golf and Country Club and Alpharetta Athletic Club in Alpharetta, Georgia. Sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia in partnership with the Atlanta Braves, the tournament supports critical research directed toward finding a cure for hemophilia, a hereditary blood clotting disorder that requires very expensive, life-long medical treatment.

September 5, 2013

Hemophilia of Georgia to Host Inaugural Columbus Trot to Clot to Raise Money for Camp for Kids with Bleeding Disorders

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the inaugural Columbus Trot to Clot 5K Walk and Run event this year at Rotary Park on Saturday, September 28th. This fun, family-centered event will raise money to fund Camp Wannaklot, the only camp in Georgia that gives kids and teens who have inherited bleeding disorders the chance to have fun, learn new skills, and be with other kids just like them. Most importantly, Camp Wannaklot campers learn how to manage their own treatment. Register by September 13th and receive a colorful Trot to Clot t-shirt. Invite your family and friends to come out and cheer you on at this charity event. The first 50 people to register will receive a “goodie bag” which includes a cooler bag and a water bottle, compliments of one of our Presenting Sponsors, CSL Behring.

February 20, 2013

Hemophilia of Georgia to Host Three Trot to Clot Walk and Run Events to Raise Money for Camp for Kids Who Have Bleeding Disorders

Hemophilia of Georgia will host three Trot to Clot Walk and Run events this year: at Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta on April 20, at Savannah Rapids Park in Augusta on May 4, and at Rotary Park in Columbus on September 28. These fun, family-centered events will raise money to fund Camp Wannaklot, the only camp in Georgia that gives kids and teens who have inherited bleeding disorders the chance to have fun, learn new skills, and be with other kids just like them. Most importantly, Camp Wannaklot campers learn how to manage their own treatment.

October 15, 2012

Hemophilia of Georgia’s Pharmacies Re-Accredited by ACHC

The Hemophilia of Georgia pharmacy and Beacon Pharmacy proudly announce their award of re-accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Incorporated (ACHC). Achieving ACHC accreditation demonstrates the pharmacies' commitment to meeting high standards of care.

September 12, 2012

Golfers Invited to Participate in the Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Tournament to Raise Funds to Cure Bleeding Disorders

Golfers are invited to participate in the 30th annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the Manor Golf and Country Club and Echelon in Alpharetta, Georgia. Sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia in partnership with the Atlanta Braves, the tournament supports critical research directed toward finding a cure for hemophilia, a hereditary blood clotting disorder that requires very expensive, life-long medical treatment.

July 20, 2012

Atlanta Braves and Hemophilia of Georgia Announce 30th Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Bleeding Disorders Research

The 30th Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the Manor Golf and Country Club and Echelon in Alpharetta, Georgia. Sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia in partnership with the Atlanta Braves, the Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament is recognized as one of the premier charity golfing events in the United States. Since 1983 this tournament has raised more than $12 million for research for a cure for inherited bleeding disorders including hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease. Over the years treatment has improved but there is still no cure. 

February 16, 2012

Hemophilia of Georgia Launches The Hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease & Platelet Disorders Handbook

Hemophilia of Georgia is proud to announce the availability of its new online resource, The Hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease & Platelet Disorders Handbook. The new go-to place on the Internet for bleeding disorder information can be found at www.hog.org/handbook.

February 9, 2012

Hemophilia of Georgia Announces Trot to Clot Walk and Run to Raise Money for Camp Wannaklot

Hemophilia of Georgia’s 3rd annual Trot to Clot Walk and Run will be Saturday, May 19th at Stone Mountain Park. This fun, family-centered event will raise money to fund Camp Wannaklot, the only camp in Georgia that gives kids and teens who have inherited bleeding disorders the chance to have fun, learn new skills, and be with other kids just like them. Most importantly, Camp Wannaklot campers learn how to manage their own treatment.

September 15, 2011

29th Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Hemophilia Research

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the 29th Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on November 1, 2011 at Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia.  Hundreds of corporate executives, local and sports celebrities, and invited guests are expected to participate in the tournament which also features an awards reception, live auction, and raffle.  The tournament supports critical research directed toward finding a cure for hemophilia, a hereditary blood clotting disorder that requires very expensive, life-long medical treatment. 

August 10, 2011

Atlanta Braves and Hemophilia of Georgia Announce Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Bleeding Disorders Research

The 29th annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia. Sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia in partnership with The Atlanta Braves, the Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament is recognized as one of the premier charity golfing events in the United States.

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May 9, 2011

Hemophilia of Georgia to Host Trot to Clot Walk/Run on May 21 at Stone Mountain Park

Hemophilia of Georgia’s Trot to Clot Walk/Run on May 21, 2011 at Stone Mountain Park will raise money to fund programs and activities for people who have hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders.  Hemophilia of Georgia hopes to raise $20,000 through the Trot to Clot Walk/Run.   Several corporate sponsors have already made generous contributions towards this goal. 

March 29, 2011

Pro Football Player Josh Gordy to Help Raise Funds for Hemophilia of Georgia

Josh Gordy, cornerback for the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers, will team up with Hemophilia of Georgia to raise money for programs and services for people in Georgia who have inherited bleeding disorders such as hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease. Josh will participate in the Trot to Clot Walk on Saturday April 16, 2011 at East Cobb Park in Marietta, Georgia and the Trot to Clot Walk/Run on May 21, 2011 at Stone Mountain Park.

March 7, 2011

Hemophilia of Georgia Announces Two Trot to Clot Fundraising Events

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the Trot to Clot Walk on Saturday April 16, 2011 at East Cobb Park in Marietta, Georgia and the Trot to Clot Walk/Run on May 21, 2011 at Stone Mountain Park.  These events will raise money to fund programs and activities for people who have hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders. 

November 29, 2010

Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament Raises More than $230,000 for Research

Hemophilia of Georgia’s 28th annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament raised over $230,000 for research for a cure for inherited bleeding disorders.   More than 200 golfers participated in the tournament which was held November 1, 2010 Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia. 

September 29, 2010

Hemophilia of Georgia Announces Golf Tournament Corporate Sponsors

Hemophilia of Georgia’s 28th Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament was sponsored by a number of leading companies.  The tournament, which raises funds for bleeding disorders research, was held November 1, 2010 at Château Élan Resort and Winery in Braselton, Georgia.

August 23, 2010

28th Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Hemophilia Research

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the 28th Annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on November 1, 2010 at Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia.  Hundreds of corporate executives, local and sports celebrities, and invited guests are expected to participate in the tournament which also features an awards reception, live auction, and raffle. 

June 29, 2010

Hemophilia of Georgia’s Trot to Clot Walk Raises Nearly $24,000 to Benefit Georgians with Inherited Bleeding Disorders

Hemophilia of Georgia’s first Trot to Clot Walk raised nearly $24,000 to fund programs and services for people in Georgia who have bleeding disorders.  The Trot to Clot walk was held June 12, 2010 at East Cobb Park in Marietta.  Approximately 125 people participated in the Walk and many more made contributions to support individual walkers.

June 2, 2010

Hemophilia of Georgia’s Trot to Clot Walk to benefit Georgians with inherited bleeding disorders

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the Trot to Clot Hemophilia Walk on Saturday June 12, 2010 at East Cobb Park in Marietta, Georgia. This fun, family-centered walk will raise money to fund programs and activities for people who have hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders.

April 12, 2010

Hemophilia of Georgia Announces Trot to Clot Fundraising Walk

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the inaugural Trot to Clot Hemophilia Walk on Saturday June 12, 2010 at East Cobb Park in Marietta, Georgia.  This fun, family-centered walk will raise money to fund programs and activities for people who have hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders.

March 18, 2010

The Many Faces of Bleeding Disorders: United Together on World Hemophilia Day

On World Hemophilia Day 2010, April 17, meet the many faces of bleeding disorders - united to achieve Treatment for All. Each year hemophilia organizations around the world celebrate World Hemophilia Day, increasing awareness of hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

December 29, 2009

Hemophilia of Georgia Pharmacy Accredited by ACHC

Hemophilia of Georgia proudly announces its award of accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC) for its pharmacy services.  Achieving ACHC accreditation demonstrates HoG pharmacy’s commitment to meeting high standards of care.

December 10, 2009

HoG Receives Grant From Speedway Children’s Charities

Hemophilia of Georgia received a grant from the Atlanta Chapter to Speedway Children's Charities, a nonprofit organization committed to raising funds to be distributed to qualified children's charitable organizations. The grant will be used for HoG's annual Adolescent Retreat which will be held in January 2010. Several HoG staff members and clients attended the Grant Distribution and Holiday Celebration at Atlanta Motor Speedway's infield Media Center on December 8, 2009.

November 9, 2009

Golf Tournament Raises Over $250,000 for Research

The 27th annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia raised more than $250,000 for research for a cure for inherited bleeding disorders. Over 225 golfers participated in the tournament on October 27, 2009 at Château Élan Resort and Winery in Braselton, Georgia.

November 5, 2009

Roswell High School Student Named Sprint Youth Community Champion

Roswell High School sophomore Austin Shaw was recognized as a Youth Community Champion by the Sprint Foundation at an awards ceremony on Monday, November 2, 2009.  The Sprint Foundation awarded a $2500 grant to the non-profit organization of his choice, Hemophilia of Georgia.

August 19, 2009

Nine-Year Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament Sponsor Amdocs Doubles its Support

Hemophilia of Georgia welcomes Amdocs as a Silver Sponsor of the 27th Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament.

June 26, 2009

27th Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Hemophilia Research

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the 27th Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on October 27, 2009 at Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia. Hundreds of corporate executives, local and sports celebrities, and invited guests are expected to participate in the tournament which also features an awards reception, live auction, and raffle.

April 16, 2009

World Hemophilia Day

April 17 marks the 20th anniversary of World Hemophilia Day where hemophilia organizations around the world increase awareness of hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

February 25, 2009

NHF Announces Introduction of Lifetime Caps Bill

On Friday, February 13, 2009, Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), along with Senators Byron Dorgan (D-ND) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) introduced the Health Insurance Coverage Protection Act (H.R. 1085; S442).

December 1, 2008

Hemophilia of Georgia's Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament Raises Over $300,000 for Research

The 26th annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia raised more than $310,000 for research for a cure for inherited bleeding disorders.

November 21, 2008

HoG Wins Three NHF Awards

Hemophilia of Georgia received three awards at the National Hemophilia Foundation annual meeting in November in Denver.

September 22, 2008

AT&T Mobility LLC, and Corporate Sponsors Ensure Success of Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament

As the platinum sponsor of the Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament, AT&T Mobility, LLC and other corporate sponsors play a critical role in raising money to fund a cure for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

August 18, 2008

Camp Wannaklot Featured in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The July 30 edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution featured an article about Camp Wannaklot.

August 11, 2008

Leading Companies and Organizations Sponsor Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament

Hemophilia of Georgia's 26th annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament will be sponsored by some of the area's leading corporations and organizations including Hewlett-Packard and the Virgil P. Warren Foundation.

August 11, 2008

Hemophilia of Georgia Receives Twin of the Year Award from World Federation of Hemophilia

At the recent World Federation of Hemophilia meeting, Hemophilia of Georgia was recognized by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) with its annual Twin of the Year Award for its outstanding involvement in the WFH's Twinning Program.

June 30, 2008

Profile in Leadership: Trish Dominic, CEO

This year, as Hemophilia of Georgia celebrates its 35th anniversary, CEO Trish Dominic looks back on her 24 years as Executive Director and later as CEO.

June 23, 2008

26th Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Hemophilia Research

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the 26th Annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament on October 28, 2008 at Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia.

June 6, 2008

Nurse Profile: Penny Kumpf

Throughout her 25-year nursing career, Penny Kumpf has focused on educating patients and other nurses. Penny's dedication to education and first-hand knowledge of the effects of bleeding disorders make her passionate about her work.

June 6, 2008

Volunteer Spotlight: Amy and Mike Dunn

Most kids could never imagine that the doctors who stick them with needles would be eager to tell stories with them around a campfire. But for physicians like Hematologist Dr. Amy Dunn, camp is a favorite summer pastime. She and her husband, pediatric ER surgeon Dr. Mike Dunn, make it a priority to build relationships with young patients even outside of hospital walls.

June 6, 2008

Treating Dental Patients With Bleeding Disorders

Dentists play a crucial role in the overall good health of all patients, and in particular those with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders such as von Willebrand Disease or Platelet Function Disorders.

June 6, 2008

Treating ER Patients with Bleeding Disorders

Just a few years ago, people with bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease were frequent visitors to hospital emergency rooms. Now, with the advent of home infusion of clotting factor concentrate, these patients rarely need emergency care for routine joint bleeds.

May 8, 2008

Hit 'Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament Raises $350,000 for Research

The 25th annual Hit ’Em for Hemophilia Golf Tournament sponsored by Hemophilia of Georgia raised more than $350,000 for research for a cure for inherited bleeding disorders. Over 250 golfers participated in the tournament on October 30, 2007 at Château Élan Resort and Winery in Braselton, Georgia.

May 8, 2008

Roswell Woman Participating in National Campaign

Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common hereditary bleeding disorder in the United States, yet many people may not realize they have it. While VWD occurs in both males and females, women may suffer severe health consequences if their condition is not correctly diagnosed.