Dr. Paula James

Dr. Paula James MD, FRCPC

Departments of Medicine and Pathology
& Molecular Medicine
Etherington Hall, Room 2015
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 2V6, CANADA TEL: (613) 533-6329
FAX: (613) 533-6855
e-mail: jamesp (at) queensu.ca

*new* Learn more about Dr. Paula James and the James Lab on their new website - 2021 June 01


Professor, Department of Medicine, Divison of Hematology
Cross-Appointment, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Cross-Appointment, Department of Pediatrics

Other Positions

Chair of the Research Advisory Committee of the Canadian Hemophilia Society
Co-Chair of the von Willebrand Factor Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)
Medical Director of the Inherited Bleeding Disorders Clinic of Southeastern Ontario
Medical Director of the Women and Bleeding Disorders Clinic – Kingston General Hospital
Co-Director National Hemophilia Mutation Detection Program - Responsible for VWD genetic testing
Member of the ISTH SSC von Willebrand Factor Mutation Database Steering Committee

Scholarly Activities

Editorial Board of Haemophilia
Member of Global Emerging Hemophilia Expert Panel (GEHEP) - sponsored by Bayer Inc.



- M.D., University of Saskatchewan

Postgraduate Medical Training

PGY 4 & 5 Hematology, Queen's University
PGY 1 - 3 Internal Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Postdoctorial Research Training

- Clinical Investigator Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Molecular Hemostasis
- Department of Pathology, Queen's University - Supervisor: Dr. David Lillicrap

Scholarships and Awards

2015 The Inaugural Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Lecture (Nominated)-International Society for Laboratory Hematology
2014 Research Achievement Award-Queen's University Department of Medicine
2012 Basmajian Award for Excellence in Health Sciences Research – Queen’s University
2011 Researcher of the Year Award of Excellence – National Hemophilia Foundation
2011 Clinician Scientist Development Program Award – Southeastern Ontario Medical Organization
2008 Aesculapian Society Queen’s Medical School Phase IIA Teaching Award
2008 CSL Behring Prof. Heimburger Award – Early Career Investigator Award
2007 Excellence in Research Award, Department of Medicine Queen’s University
2007 Bayer International Hemophilia Awards – Early Career Investigator Award
2005 Young Investigator Award – International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis
2003 John H. Crookston Award – Canadian Hematology Society
2003 Aventis Behring – CHS – AHCDC Fellowship
2002 Aventis Behring – CHS – AHCDC Fellowship
2000 Ian Holmes Senior Professionalism Award, University of Saskatchewan

Last Updated: 2021 June 01