Melanie Bloom

Melanie Bloom, National Spokesperson for the Coalition to Prevent DVT discussed the risks, genetic factors, prevention and management of deep vein thrombosis. Ms. Bloom is the widow of NBC News correspondent David Bloom, 39, who died from DVT complications while embedded with the U.S. military in Iraq.

A panel discussion of local physicians explained the mechanics of DVT’s, as well as current efforts to prevent blood clots in post-surgical patients.

Coverage of this event was picked up by the wire services and published in numerous national newspapers. MMAE underwrote a 30 minute HealthWise on WTVI, which featured local newscasters Joey Popp interviewing Melanie  Bloom on the subject of DVT.

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