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Webert, Kathryn

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Contact Dr. Webert

Mailing Address:

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Medical office, Suite 200

35 Stone Church Road

Ancaster, ON L9K 1S5

Phone: 905-304-7282

Fax: 905-648-8417

Email: kathryn.webert@blood.ca

MD, MSc, FRCPC

Medical Director, Utilization, Canadian Blood Services
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology and Department of Medicine, McMaster University

Research or Clinical Interests 

Dr. Webert’s research interests include bleeding problems in stem cell transplant patients and optimizing the use of blood products. She was the co-principal investigator of a pilot clinical trial to investigate the effect of hemoglobin level on the frequency of bleeding in patients with acute leukemia and patients undergoing stem cell transplantation. She has also developed a measurement tool to accurately document the severity of bleeding episodes. She is a recipient of several operating grants from Canadian Blood Services and a McMaster Department of Medicine Internal Career Award.

Dr. Webert's clinical focus is transfusion medicine, with a focus on benign hematology and hemostasis. She is also involved in education, teaching medical residents within the Hematology, Internal Medicine, Pathology and Transfusion Medicine residency programs.

Brief Biography 

After completing her MD at the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Webert specialized in hematology and became an associate professor at McMaster University in Hamilton. To further her research goals, Dr. Webert completed a Masters in Health Research Methodology at McMaster. She has been working with Canadian Blood Services since 2001 and is also an investigator with the McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research.

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