Pediatric Thrombosis Program

Meet Our Team

The multidisciplinary thrombosis team is focused on treating infants, children and young adults who have developed blood clots.

Irmel Ayala, MD

Irmel Ayala, MD

Pediatric Hematology
Dr. Ayala is the division chief of Hematology and director of the Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders Treatment Center at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. She also is the hematology leader of the Young Women Bleeding Disorders/Menorrhagia Clinic, which focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to bleeding symptoms in girls and young women. Dr. Ayala also is involved in the newly created Immune Dysregulation Clinic, which evaluates patients with autoimmune cytopenias in a multidisciplinary approach.
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Marisol Betensky, MD

Marisol Betensky, MD

Pediatric Hematology
Dr. Betensky is a pediatric hematologist who specializes in hemostasis and thrombosis in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute and serves as medical director of the hospital's International Patient Services program. She also treats bone marrow failure syndromes and congenital and acquired neutropenias, which are immune system conditions that may result in infections. Dr. Betensky, a native of Mexico, has worked to provide medical education and build capacity of hematology programs in Africa and Latin America and helped develop research projects in Latin America.
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Neil A. Goldenberg, MD PhD

Neil A. Goldenberg, MD PhD

Pediatric Hematology
Dr. Goldenberg is the associate dean for clinical and translational research and director of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. He is the Perry Family Endowed Professor in Clinical and Translational Research and a professor of pediatrics and medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.   Dr. Goldenberg also serves as chief research officer for All Children’s Research Institute. He directs the Thrombosis Program in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute and the Stroke Program in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences. Dr. Goldenberg is an international leader in the field of venous thromboembolism in children and young adults.
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Katie Mills, D.N.P., A.P.R.N.Program Coordinator, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Programs

 

Laurie Barrett, C.C.R.C., R.N.Clinical Research Nurse

Mary Cardenas, R.N.Nurse Coordinator, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program

Amanda Memken, B.C.P.P.S., Pharm.DPediatric Anticoagulation Clinical Pharmacist