Henny H. Billett, M.D.
As Director of the Thrombosis Prevention and Treatment Program which manages transition and ouptpatient anticoagulation, Dr. Henny Billett has focused her clinical research interests on risk factors for thrombosis and microvascular disease, with emphasis on epidemiological aspects and outcomes research. Given the diverse nature of the Bronx, she studies the effect of race and ethnicity on thrombosis in general and, in particular, investigates the thrombotic and microvascular complications of sickle cell disease.
Dr. Billett's highly active clinical research includes ten current ongoing IRB-approved clinical trials and principal investigatorships on multiple trials over a number of years. She has published over 100 articles, reviews, and presented abstracts, and has lectured widely on thrombocytopathies, hypercoagulability, transfusion therapy, and other topics.
Dr. Billett has been Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pathology since 2002, and has served as Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology since 2007. She has held a number of leadership positions in the past, including the following:
- Physician-in-charge, Coagulation Laboratory, Queens Hospital Center
- Director, Heredity Clinic, Van Etten, General Clinical Research Center
- Director, Hematology Training Program, Einstein and Montefiore
- Chief, Division of Hematology, Department of Pathology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Dr. Billett has served as President of the Society for the Study of Blood; member of the American Society of Hematology's Committee on Training Programs; and Chair of the Laboratory and Genetics Task Force of the Hemophilia Services Advisory Committee, Region II.
Dr. Billett received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania cum laude; her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine; and an MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London. She was a Senior House Officer, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and then an Internal Medicine resident and Hematology Fellow at Montefiore.
Dr. Billett has been regularly cited in Top Doctors and Best Doctors publications.
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