Dr. Emily Riehm Meier

Dr. Emily Riehm Meier

Emily Riehm Meier, MD, MSHS

Pediatric Hematologist and Director, Sickle Cell Research – Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, Indianapolis, IN Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics – Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Dr. Meier is a board certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist who has devoted his career to caring for patients with sickle cell disease. She attended the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Meier completed her Pediatric Residency, Chief Residency and Hematology / Oncology Fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC After completing her fellowship, she remained at the National Children’s Hospital in the Division of Hematology for 6 years prior to joining the Team at the Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center (IHTC) in 2015. She was a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health for 8 years where she studied risk markers for sickle cell disease and reticulocyte biology.


Did you know?

Extremely cold weather can trigger a pain crisis in a child. Even when bundled up in a snowsuit, the shift in temperature may be enough to cause red blood cells to begin sickling in just a few minutes of outdoor play.