The C-TRACT Trial Steering Committee is comprised of international leaders in DVT and PTS research, education, and clinical practice from a broad range of clinical and non-clinical disciplines:

Suresh Vedantham MD

Principal Investigator

Chair, Steering Committee
Chair, Coordinating Center
Professor of Radiology & Surgery, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Medical Director, Center for Clinical Studies
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Clive Kearon MB, MRCPI, FRCP(C), PhD

Principal Investigator, Data Coordinating Center

Principal Investigator, Data Coordinating Center
Ontario Clinical Oncology Group at McMaster University
Associate Chair, Operations Enrollment & Quality Committee
Professor of Medicine, Juravinski Hospital
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Susan R Kahn MD MSc FRCPC ABIM

Associate Chair, Steering Committee

Chair, Clinical Outcomes Committee
Co-Chair, Medical Therapy Committee
Member, Operations Enrollment & Quality Committee
Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Director, McGill Thrombosis Fellowship
Director, JGH Centre of Excellence in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Care
Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

David J Cohen M.D., M.Sc.,

Chair, Health Economic Core—Mid-America Heart Institute

Member, Operations Enrollment & Quality Committee
Director, Cardiovascular Research for St. Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute
Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Anthony J. Comerota MD, FACS, FACC

Co-Chair, Venous Ulcer Care Committee

Co-Chair, Venous Ulcer Care Committee
Member, Interventions Committee
Medical Director, Eastern Region
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Inova Alexandria Hospital
Alexandria, VA

Samuel Z. Goldhaber MD

Member, Medical Therapy Committee

Member, Medical Therapy Committee
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Interim Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine Division;
Section Head, Vascular Medicine; & Director, Thrombosis Research Group,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Michael R Jaff DO, FACP, FACC

Collaborator, Vascular Ultrasound Core (VasCore)

Collaborator, Vascular Ultrasound Core (VasCore)
Member, Operations Enrollment & Quality Committee
Member, Medical Therapy Committee
Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
President, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Newton, MA

Jim Julian MMath

Lead Statistician, Data Coordinating Center

Ontario Clinical Oncology Group at McMaster University
Member, Operations Enrollment & Quality Committee
Associate Professor, McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Elizabeth A. Magnuson ScD

Co-Chair, Health Economic Core—Mid-America Heart Institute

Member, Operations Enrollment & Quality Committee
Director, Health Economics and Technology Assessment
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

William A Marston MD

Co-Chair, Venous Ulcer Care Committee

Member, Interventions Committee
George Johnson Jr Distinguished Professor and Chief
Division of Vascular Surgery
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Mahmood K. Razavi MD, FSIR, FSVM

Co-Chair, Interventions Committee

Medical Director, Comprehensive Aortic Center
Director, Dept. of Clinical Trials
St. Joseph’s Heart & Vascular Institute
Orange, CA

Akhilesh Sista MD FSIR, Chair

Co-Chair, Interventions Committee

Associate Professor of Radiology
Section Chief, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
NYU-Langone School of Medicine
New York, NY

Suman M. Wasan MD, MS, PharmD, FACP, FSVM, RVT

Co-Chair, Medical Therapy Committee

Member, Venous Ulcer Committee
Member, Interventions Committee
Professor of Medicine
Vice-Chair, Clinical Operations, Dept. of Medicine
Director, Vascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Section
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK