Spotlight on New OWIMS Associate Director
Mary Ann Knovich, M.D.
Titles: Associate Professor; Associate Director, Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Department(s): Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Number of years at WFSM: 7
Description of Leadership accomplishment(s):
Medical Director, Comprehensive Hemophilia Diagnostic & Treatment Center
Medical Director, Adult Sickle Cell Program
Description of Mentoring accomplishment(s):
Core Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Chair, Mentoring Award Committee, WHCoE
Core Advising Faculty, Being A Physician professionalism course
Primary faculty duties:
Clinical hematology, hemostasis, and thrombosis Medical education
Development of clinical assays in hematology and coagulation.
Name of current project:
Clinical correlation of von Willebrand Factor cleaving protease assay results in patients with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
Links to recent publication(s)
- Knovich MA, Storey JA, Coffman LG, Torti SV, Torti FM. Ferritin for the clinician. Blood Reviews, 2009; 23(3):95-104. PMID: 18835072.
- Jiao Y, Wilkinson J, Di X, Wang W, Hatcher H, Kock N, D'Agostino R, Knovich MA, Torti F. Curcumin, a cancer chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic agent, is a biologically active iron chelator. Blood, 2009; 113(2): 462-469. PMID: 18815282.
- Schaefer E, Aklilu M, Streer N, Schoppe K, Knovich MA. An old disease in a new world. Consultant, 2010; 50(3): 135-136.
Contact information for potential collaborators
Date: December 2010