Dr. Samuel Seward, board member of the HPS Network the Site Chair, Department of Medicine, at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West Hospitals, will present an overview of the basic standard of care for people affected by Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome at the 24th Annual HPS Network Conference, March 12, at the Long Island Mariott in Uniondale, Long Island. Dr. Seward has cared for patients with HPS for more than two decades.

Dr. Seward received his M.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine in 1990. He joined the Sinai faculty, for the first time, in 1994, as an Associate and, later, Program Director of the Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency. In 2004, he joined the faculty of Columbia University Medical Center, ultimately rising to Associate Vice President of Columbia Health which provided a broad array of outpatient services and programs to the Columbia community. Dr. Seward returned to Mount Sinai in 2016 as the Site Chair, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West hospitals. Dr. Seward is internationally known for his work with the Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome patient population; HPS is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. In addition, his clinical interests include the care of adult patients who are survivors of congenital and pediatric disorders.