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Beth Waldron, MA

Beth Waldron Consulting LLC

Beth Waldron is a writer and consultant with expertise in policy analysis, venous thromboembolism (VTE) education, patient engagement and health communication.

Her published work includes two education patient guides in the peer-reviewed medical journal Circulation as well as byline articles appearing in USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, HemOnc Today, KevinMD, CardioExchange and numerous regional publications.

She has engaged and motivated diverse audiences through educational talks for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Bristol Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Premier Health Care Alliance, and PBS.

Waldron co-founded a thrombosis education program at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Clot Connect, which reached over 4 million persons in 135 countries within its first four years.

Waldron is a member of the Clinical Practice Guideline Panel on Thrombophilia with the American Association of Hematology ASH (2015-2017), advising in the development of evidence based clinical practice guidelines on VTE.  She has previously been a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Blood Disorders (CDC DBD) Expert Panel on Prevention Research, an advisor on Patient and Family Engagement to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Partnership for Patients initiative targeting hospital-acquired conditions, and a member of National Quality Forum (NQF) Affinity Groups on venous thromboembolism and adverse drug events.

Waldron’s professional interests stem from a very personal experience–she is a venous thromboembolism (VTE) survivor on long-term anticoagulation therapy. Her father is a VTE survivor as well. As a result of her clotting experience, she is passionate about promoting thrombosis awareness and enhancing education to improve health outcomes.

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