Dr. Beverly Hunt

Biography Beverley J. Hunt

Beverley J. Hunt OBE, FRCP, FRCPath, MD  is Professor of Thrombosis & Haemostasis at King’s College London;

Consultant in the Thrombosis & Haemophilia Centre at Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust; & Strategic Lead in Haematological Sciences at Synlab LLP

In 2019 she was awarded the title of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s birthday honours list for services to medicine.

She is founder, previous Medical Director and now trustee of Thrombosis UK and was a member of the Steering group of World Thrombosis Day when it was founded 10 years ago and chairman for 5 years until December 2022.

In 2020 she was awarded the British Society for Haematology medal for service to haematology. In 2021 she was honoured with an ISTH Esteemed Career award. In 2023 she and other members of the UK Expert Haematology panel for VITT were awarded a Royal College of Pathology Achievement award

In the COVID-19 pandemic she became an international expert on thrombosis and coagulopathy in COVID-19 patients, and gave over 120 international webinar lectures in 2020-2021 and numerous media interviews. She now chairs the World Health Organisation living Covid-19 guideline development group.

She has a clinical and laboratory research team currently focusing on antithrombin deficiency, with other ongoing studies in multiple areas in thrombosis & bleeding with multiple grants covering clinical trials to laboratory studies. She has over 480 original publications on PubMed, and an “h index” of 103.