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Hemophilia Education for Managed Care and Payer Professionals

Marion A. Koerper, MD

Professor Emerita on Recall
Department of Pediatric Hematology
School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco
(UCSF) School of Medicine
Medical Advisor
National Hemophilia Foundation

Marion A. Koerper, MD, is currently the Medical Advisor for the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and practiced pediatric hematology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, where she is emerita professor of pediatric hematology.

As the NHF Medical Advisor, Dr. Koerper provides medical expertise on issues related to treatment and standards of care for bleeding disorders, as well as how NHF can better assist the hemophilia treatment center (HTC) network. She also assists NHF staff in developing educational materials for consumers and providers. In addition, she represents NHF at federal meetings related to the safety of the nation’s blood supply.

A graduate of Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, Dr. Koerper received her medical degree from UCSF in 1970. She has been a member of NHF’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) since 1987 and Vice Chair since 2001. She is Co-chair of NHF’s Blood Safety Working Group and its Publications Working Group. Previously, Dr. ­Koerper worked with NHF as a member of its Standards and Criteria Committee (1988–1994) and as chair of the Medical and Scientific Steering Committee (1994–1997).

Dr. Koerper served as a member of the FDA Blood Products Advisory Committee (BPAC) from 1997 to 2001 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Universal Data Collection (UDC) Advisory Committee from 1998 to 2001. Dr. Koerper has also served as medical advisor, president and board member for the Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California. She is still the chapter’s summer camp medical director, a role she has held since 1978.