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Thursday, June 13 2019 - 04:00
ISTH President Claire McLintock Receives Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit on Queen's Birthday Honours List
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-- Award Underscores McLintock's Service to the Fields of Haematology & 

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 

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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. To learn more about the ISTH, visit

About the ISTH

Founded in 1969, the ISTH is the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization 
dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment 
of thrombotic and bleeding disorders. ISTH is an international professional 
membership organization with more than 5,000 clinicians, researchers and 
educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 98 
countries around the world. Among its highly regarded activities and 
initiatives are education and standardization programs, research activities, 
meetings and congresses, peer-reviewed publications, expert committees and 
World Thrombosis Day on 13 October. Visit ISTH online at

SOURCE: International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

CONTACT: Media Inquiries: Louise St. Germain, International Society on 
Thrombosis and Haemostasis,, +1 919-929-3807