About

ABOUT ICSH

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The International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH) was initiated as a standardization committee by the European Society of Haematology (ESH) in 1963 and officially constituted by the International Society of Hematology (ISH) and the ESH in Stockholm in 1964.

The ICSH is a not-for-profit organisation Non-Governmental Organisation that aims to achieve reliable and reproducible results in laboratory analysis in the field of diagnostic haematology. UK Registered Company Number: 10940331. UK Registered Charity Number: 1178359. Registered address: 2-4 Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom  SL9 7QE

The ICSH coordinates Working Groups of experts to examine laboratory methods and instruments for haematological analyses, to deliberate on issues of standardization and to stimulate and coordinate scientific work as necessary towards the development of international standardization materials and guidelines.

MANAGEMENT BOARD

CHAIR
Professor Wendy Erber, MD (Syd), DPhil (Oxf), FRCPA, FRCPath

The University of Western Australia and PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Perth, Australia

VICE-CHAIR HAEMOSTASIS
Dr Steve Kitchen, PhD, FIBMS

Sheffield Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK

 

TREASURER
Dr Ian Mackie, BSc PhD FRCPath

Emeritus Reader in Haemostasis and Thrombosis Research Haematology Dept

University College London

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARY
Dr Amrom Obstfeld, MD, PhD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Member
Dr Paul Harrison, BSc, PhD, FRCPath

University of Birmingham Medical School, Birmingham, UK

Member
Associate Professor Cornelis Harteveld, PhD

Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Member
Mr Richard McCafferty MSc, FIBMS, FACSLM

Department of Haematology, St James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Member
Dr Michelle Grant

Director of Hematology and Coagulation, Geisinger Diagnostic Medicine Institute, Danville, PA, USA

Member
Dr Jin-Yeong Han

Dept of Laboratory Medicine, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea

WHO Liaison (Ex Officio)
Professor Gina Zini, MD

Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy

ICSH Administrator
Mr Terry Fawcett

Email
Telephone Int +61 417 549 927
Telephone UK +44 7852 545084

ICSH Information Officer (ICO)
Mr Steve Weston

Email

ICSH CONSTITUTION

Click here to download the current constitution  

HAEMOSTASIS ADVISORY GROUP

Dr Steve Kitchen (UK), ICSH Vice-Chair, Haemostasis
Mr Robert C. Gosselin (USA)

Dr Piet Meijer (NL)

Dr Ian Mackie (UK)

ICSH COLLABORATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS

ISLH LIAISON

Dr Michelle Grant

JCTLM LIAISON

Dr Amrom Obstfeld

JCTLM EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mr Terry Fawcett

WHO LIAISON (Ex Officio)

Professor Gina Zini, MD

ICSH CORPORATE MEMBERS

ICSH AFFILIATE MEMBERS