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Horizons in Hemophilia, August 2018


Emory Adult Clinic550 Peachtree Location

New Name, New Location: Hemophilia of Georgia Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders of Emory Opens at Midtown

By Michelle Turkington, Director of Marketing and Communications | July 31, 2018

We're excited to announce effective August 8, 2018, the Emory adult bleeding disorders clinic (hemophilia treatment center) is moving from its current location at St. Joseph's/Emory to Midtown. More...

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Ethan Goes to Camp

Camp Inspires Confidence in Marietta Boy

July 31, 2018

The rising third-grader has become more comfortable explaining his diagnosis to others. More...

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Dear Future Me Poster at GTI Leadership Camp

Georgia Teen Institute Leadership Camp

By Amanda (LIT Class of 2018) | July 31, 2018

Six selected Hemophilia of Georgia Leaders in Training (LITs) attended leadership camp at the Georgia Teen Institute (GTI). More...

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Mighty Sticker Club Mutt Mascott

Mighty Sticker Club

By Carlos Branham, RN, and Mary Ann McCullough, RN-BC, Outreach Nurses | July 31, 2018

Welcome to Grayson and Zaire, our newest members of the Mighty Sticker Club. To become a member, one must master the steps of self-infusion, including mixing factor, selecting a vein, sticking oneself, infusing factor, and completing a treatment calendar. More...

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Penny Kumpf and her poster at WHF

World Hemophilia Federation Conference (The World According to Kumpf)

By Penny Kumpf, BSN, RN-BC, VWD Outreach Nurse | July 31, 2018

Two years ago, I was honored to represent Hemophilia of Georgia and the National Hemophilia Foundation at the World Federation of Hemophilia conference in Orlando (2016). I served in a hemophilia treatment suite, where conference attendees came for infusion assistance. More...

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HoG Preventive Dental Program

Protect the Ones You Love

By Theresa Schaffer, Director of Social Work | July 31, 2018

Did you know Hemophilia of Georgia's Preventive Dental Care Program provides two free dental cleanings per year to qualified clients? More...

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School Inservice Presentation Graphic - picture of kids going back to school

School Inservice Presentations

By Ruth Brown, Vice President of Programs | July 31, 2018

It's hard to believe that soon it will be time to think about school starting again. As part of Hemophilia of Georgia's services, our nurses provide educational presentations about bleeding disorders to schools or day care centers. More...

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Kids on Bicycles at Camp Wannaklot

Have Fun, Play Safely

By Connie Knorr, CPhT, Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator | July 31, 2018

We want your children to be safe while having fun. Did you know helmets, knee pads, and elbow pads are available at no charge from HoG for children who have bleeding disorders? More...

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Keep Educating Yourself Graphic

Are You Ready to Take it to the Next Level?

By Theresa Schaffer, Director of Social Work | July 31, 2018

Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) has developed a program to assist eligible applicants in pursuing educational advancements. More...

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Illustration of Microscopic Blood

HTC Investigators Look at Rates of Cardiovascular Disease in Hemophilia Patients

July 31, 2018

Because of their lower factor levels, hemophilia patients are generally thought to be better protected from cardiovascular disease (CVD). To determine whether data would support this long-held assumption, a team of investigators enrolled patients from 19 U.S. hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs) in the "CVD in Hemophilia" study. More...

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SweetWater Brewery Logo

Hops for Hemophilia

By Nick Stinson, Community Engagement Coordinator | July 31, 2018

Fall is just around the corner, and we want you to join us to celebrate the start of the season. On October 6, Hemophilia of Georgia will be hosting Hops for Hemophilia, a fundraiser for hemophilia research. More...

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HitEm For Hemophilia Golf Tournament Photo

The 36th Annual Hit'Em for Hemophilia Charity Golf Tournament in Partnership with the Atlanta Braves

By Sarah Weikert, Director of Development | July 31, 2018

It's time to master your swing and polish your putt. The Hit'Em for Hemophilia Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) and in partnership with the Atlanta Braves, will take place on Tuesday, October 23, 3018 at The Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta. More...

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Katie Moran, Client Event Coordinator

Employee Spotlight on Katie Moran, Client Event Coordinator

By Michelle Turkington, Director of Marketing and Communications | July 31, 2018

This month's employee spotlight is on Katie Moran, Client Event Coordinator. Katie joined Hemophilia of Georgia in March 2018. More...

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