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Leo R. Zacharski, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Zacharski is the past Associate Chief of Staff for Research at the White River Junction VA Medical Center. He is also Professor of Medicine and serves as consultant in blood coagulation for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Dr. Zacharski has completed a randomized trial that showed a significant decrease in all-cause mortality, non-fatal heart attack and stroke, risk of new malignancy and death from malignancy in patients randomized to iron reduction. His laboratory and clinical studies have been reported in over 300 scientific publications. He was a founding member of the Subcommittee on Malignancy and Hemostasis of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) in 1983. He has served on the editorial or editorial advisory boards of several journals and is a frequent speaker at conferences in the USA and internationally.