EGA Institute for Women's Health


Professor Rezan A Kadir Inaugural Lecture

15 November 2019, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm

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Professor Rezan A Kadir Inaugural Lecture

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Sarah Mayhew – EGA Institute for Women's Health/UCL
020 76796060


B404, Lecture Theatre 2
Cruciform Building
Gower Street
United Kingdom

Professor Rezan A Kadir, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at IfWH/UCL will be presenting her Inaugural Lecture on ‘Women with inherited bleeding disorders – breaking the silence’ 

Professor Kadir's lecture will be from 17.30 - 18.30 and a drinks reception will follow straight after in the South Cloisters, Wilkins Building.

About the Speaker

Professor Rezan Kadir

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at EGA Institute for Women's Health/UCL

Rezan Abdul Kadir
Rezan A Kadir is a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, specialised in haemostatic disorders in women. She trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in London and accomplished an MD degree from University of London for her thesis on inherited bleeding disorders in women. She started the first Joint multi-disciplinary clinic for women with bleeding disorders in 2002 and has been leading the service at Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre at the Royal Free hospital. The clinic is internationally renowned for its model of care, its research output in the field and as an international training centre.

Her extensive research publications have provided evidence for the prevalence and variety of women’s bleeding disorders and their management, which have established an entire new subspecialty for provision of comprehensive care to this large group of women. She led several national and international guidelines and co-authored a book entitled “Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women” first edition published in 2009; second edition in 2019. She is currently leading several multi-disciplinary research projects collaborating with international academic teams and scientists in the field of bleeding disorders in women. She has given presentations at numerous international congresses, and has authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications.


In addition to research and setting the service model, Dr Rezan Kadir has been in the forefront of advocacy for women’s issues in families with bleeding disorders. She led the establishment of “Women Bleed Too project” with the UK Haemophilia society in 2005; and has been chair /member of the its medical advisory board since then. This project has become a model for increasing awareness and promoting wellbeing of women and has been replicated in the USA, Canada and in most of Europe.  She also plays a leading role in international medical societies, patients’ organisations and NGOs advocating women’s health issues in thrombosis and haemostasis. She is a cofounder and chair/co-chair of committees on women’s health for International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, World Federation of Hemophilia and European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders.

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