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Andra Hohler James

Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy - Hematology Lecture - Guest Lecture Series · March 4, 2022 - March 4, 2022 Lecture Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital, Virtual
Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy - Hematology/Medical Oncology Grand Rounds · March 1, 2022 - March 1, 2022 Invited Talk Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital, Virtual
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy - Annual Meeting · January 24, 2022 - January 24, 2022 Invited Talk SAAOG, Sea Island, GA
Pregnancy and Preconception Issues in SCD - SAPPORT (Sickle Cell Disease Advanced Practice Provider Opportunities and Resource Training) · September 1, 2021 - September 1, 2021 Invited Talk Johns Hopkins University, Virtual
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy - Pediatric Hematology Grand Rounds · April 21, 2021 Invited Talk University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Virtual
Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy - Hematology Lecture - Guest Lecture Series · March 4, 2022 - March 4, 2022 Lecture Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital, Virtual
Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy - Hematology/Medical Oncology Grand Rounds · March 1, 2022 - March 1, 2022 Invited Talk Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital, Virtual
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy - Annual Meeting · January 24, 2022 - January 24, 2022 Invited Talk SAAOG, Sea Island, GA
Pregnancy and Preconception Issues in SCD - SAPPORT (Sickle Cell Disease Advanced Practice Provider Opportunities and Resource Training) · September 1, 2021 - September 1, 2021 Invited Talk Johns Hopkins University, Virtual
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy - Pediatric Hematology Grand Rounds · April 21, 2021 Invited Talk University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Virtual
Bleeding and Clotting Conundrums in Women's Health - Foundation for Women and Girl's with Blood Disorders biennial meeting · September 25, 2020 National Scientific Meeting FWGBD, Virtual
Women with Hemophilia: Management of Delivery - WFH 2020 World Congress · June 17, 2020 International Meeting or Conference World Federation of Hemophilia, Virtual
Venous Thromboembolic Disorders: Treatment - Pregnancy and Maternal Conditions That Increase Risk of Morbidity and Mortality Workshop · May 19, 2020 Invited Talk NICHD/NIH, Virtual
Deep Venous Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism - Obstetric Critical Care Course · February 3, 2020 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Grapevine, TX
Coagulation Conundrum Roundtable: Case-based Discussion on the Implications of Exogenous Estrogens in Hemostasis and Thrombosis - Annual Meeting Educational Program · December 7, 2019 - December 8, 2019 Invited Talk American Society of Hematology , Orlando, FL
Massive Transfusion and TEG (Viscoelastic) Guided Management - Maternal Medicine Course · September 5, 2019 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Chicago, IL
Reproductive Issues in Sickle Cell Disease - Grand Rounds · August 14, 2019 Lecture Duke OBGYN, Durham, NC
Inherited Antithrombin Deficiency - Uterine Hemostasis Colloquium II · May 9, 2019 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders, New Orleans, LA
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: What Does the Internist Need to Know? - Parvin Saidi Memorial Lecture · November 14, 2018 Keynote/Named Lecture Rutgers University Department of Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ
Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy · November 10, 2018 National Scientific Meeting American Heart Association , Chicago, IL
Bleeding Disorders in Adolescents - Sally Perlman Lecture · October 5, 2018 Keynote/Named Lecture University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics, Louisville, KY
Prevention and management of thromboembolism in pregnancy when heparins are not an option · September 13, 2018 International Meeting or Conference Swedish OBGYN Society Thrombosis and Hemostasis meeting, Gothenburg Sweden
Diagnosis and treatment of VTE during pregnancy · September 13, 2018 International Meeting or Conference Swedish OBYN Society Thrombosis and Hemostasis meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden
Postpartum Hemorrhage: What to Do When Uterotonics and Sutures Don't Work - 67th Annual Meeting · August 25, 2018 Invited Talk Georgia Obstetrical & Gynecological Society and Georgia Section ACOG, Sea Island, GA
Clotting Disorders in Pregnancy - 67th Annual Meeting · August 24, 2018 Invited Talk Georgia Obstetrical & Gynecological Society and Georgia Section ACOG, Sea Island, GA
Understanding the Medical Complications and Pregnancy-Related Complications - Annual Sickle Cell Disease Meeting · August 14, 2018 National Scientific Meeting NIH/NHLBI/DBDR, Bethesda, MD
On being a woman with a bleeding disorder - 2nd Canadian Conference on Bleeding Disorders in Women · June 1, 2018 Keynote/Named Lecture Canadian Hemophilia Society, Quebec City, Quebec
Special considerationf for delivery of a baby to a mother with a bleeding disorder - A close look at hemostatic preparation and delivery issues - 2nd Canadian Conference on Bleeding Disorders in Women · June 1, 2018 Invited Talk Canadian Hemophilia Society, Quebec City, Quebec
Uterine Hemostasis · November 8, 2017 Visiting Professorship Lecture George Washington University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington, DC
Treating Excessive Menstrual Bleeding: What does the internist need to know? · November 2, 2017 Visiting Professorship Lecture University of Florida, Department of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Bleeding and the Management of Hemorrhagic Disorders in Pregnancy · November 2, 2017 Invited Talk Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
What's New in Anticoagulation? - Medical Complications During Pregnancy Course · September 25, 2017 National Scientific Meeting Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine ,
Sickle Cell Disease and Having Children: Pre-pregnancy Issues - Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar · September 8, 2017 Invited Talk Cayenne Wellness Center and Children's Foundation, Valley Children's Hospital, Madera, CA
Management of Coagulopathy at Delivery - Symposium on Women with Bleeding Disorders · April 1, 2017 Invited Talk University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CA
Evaluation and management of heavy menstrual bleeding across the lifespan - Symposium on Women with Bleeding Disorders · April 1, 2017 Invited Talk University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CA
How a woman who bled to death changed my life - Symposium on Women with Bleeding Disorders · March 31, 2017 Keynote/Named Lecture University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CA
What (If Anything) to do About Thrombophilia in Pregnancy - Consultative Hematology Course · December 5, 2016 National Scientific Meeting American Society of Hematology, San Diego, CA
Massive Obstetrical Hemorrhage - When Uterotonics and Sutures Fail - Scientific Program · October 14, 2016 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium ACOG District IV & VII , White Sulphur Springs, WV
Reproductive Bleeding in Women with Bleeding Disorders - CM Easley Symposium and Resident Research Day · May 20, 2016 Visiting Professorship Lecture University of South Carolina of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, SC
Thrombophilia Update - CM Easley Symposium and Resident Research Day · May 20, 2016 Visiting Professorship Lecture University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, SC
Maternal-Fetal Considerations in Antithrombin Deficiency - The Management Challenges of Antithrombin Deficiency in Pregnancy · October 16, 2015 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders, Chicago, IL
Update on Inherited Thrombophilia for Obstetricians - 69th Annual Meeting · September 19, 2015 Invited Talk The South Carolina Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Meeting, Hilton Head, SC
Reproductive Tract Bleeding in Women with Underlying Bleeding Disorders - 69th Annual Meeting · September 17, 2015 Invited Talk The South Carolina Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Meeting, Hilton Head, SC
Family Planning for Women with Sickle Cell Disease - Improving the Health of Individuals and Families Living with Sickle Cell Disease · September 11, 2015 Invited Talk Duke School of Nursing, Durham, NC
Thrombosis in Pregnancy and Maternal Outcomes - Annual Meeting · July 2, 2014 Invited Talk Teratology Society, Bellevue, WA

Service to the Profession


Consultant - Meeting to plan for the update of the US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (US MEC) and the US Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (US SPR). · January 21, 2021 - January 21, 2021 Consulting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Virtual
Co-chair OBGYN Subgroup - Hemostasis Clinical Trials Outcomes Workshop · September 23, 2019 - September 24, 2019 Consulting NIH/NHLBI, Bethesda
Consultant - Hormonal contraceptive use among women with medical conditions that increase thrombosis risk · September 10, 2019 - September 10, 2019 Consulting CDC , Atlanta, GA

Consultation regarding risk factors for thrombosis for the Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

Member expert panel - ASH VTE Guidelines: Thrombophilia · 2018 - 2022 Committee Service American Society of Hematology , Washington, DC
Expert - Superficial Venous Thrombosis: Impact and Effect of Hormones - Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use · August 27, 2015 Consulting CDC, Atlanta, GA
Consultant - Meeting to plan for the update of the US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (US MEC) and the US Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (US SPR). · January 21, 2021 - January 21, 2021 Consulting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Virtual
Co-chair OBGYN Subgroup - Hemostasis Clinical Trials Outcomes Workshop · September 23, 2019 - September 24, 2019 Consulting NIH/NHLBI, Bethesda
Consultant - Hormonal contraceptive use among women with medical conditions that increase thrombosis risk · September 10, 2019 - September 10, 2019 Consulting CDC , Atlanta, GA

Consultation regarding risk factors for thrombosis for the Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

Member expert panel - ASH VTE Guidelines: Thrombophilia · 2018 - 2022 Committee Service American Society of Hematology , Washington, DC
Expert - Superficial Venous Thrombosis: Impact and Effect of Hormones - Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use · August 27, 2015 Consulting CDC, Atlanta, GA
Member - VTE Technical Advisory Panel · 2015 - 2019 Committee Service Joint Commission, Oakbrook, IL
Member expert panel - ASH VTE Guidelines: Venous Thromboembolism in the Context of Pregnancy · 2015 - 2018 Committee Service American Society of Hematology , Washington, DC
External Adviser - Transagency Consortium for Trauma Coagulopathy · 2014 - 2022 Editorial Activities NIH/NHLBI, Bethesda
Co-chair - Working Group on Mechanistic Perspectives on Hormone-Induced Thrombosis in Women · September 12, 2012 - September 13, 2012 Committee Service NIH/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD
Special Advisor - Women’s Issues · 2011 - 2012 Consulting Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, NHLBI/NIH, Interagency Personnel Agreement ,
Member - Medical Advisory Committee · 2010 - 2019 Committee Service Platelet Disorders Support Association,
President · 2009 - April 19, 2022 Professional Development Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders,
Member - Sickle Cell Disease Expert Panel · 2009 - 2014 Committee Service NIH/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD
Member - Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee · 2005 - 2012 Committee Service National Hemophilia Foundation, NY
Member - von Willebrand Disease Expert Panel · 2004 - 2007 Committee Service NIH/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD

Service to Duke


Co-chair · 2015 Event/Organization Administration Duke Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center,

Clinical Activities


  • Lead and senior author for the Women’s Health chapter of the American Society of Hematology’s Self Assessment Program.  
  • Co-developer of Duke protocol for prevention of postpartum venous thromboembolism.

  • Co-author of the  ACOG Thromboembolism in Pregnancy Practice Bulletin.

  • Co-contributor to the Canadian guidelines for Prevention of Recurrent Stroke in Pregnancy. 

  • Member of the American Society of Hematology Thromboembolism in Pregnancy Expert Panel for development of evidence-based guidelines.

  • Member of the American Society of Hematology Thrombophilia Expert Panel for development of evidence-based guidelines.