Dr. Sam was born in South Africa. She completed medical school and relocated to Boston to complete her Residency followed by a General Medicine Fellowship with a Masters in Public Health at Boston University. She joined UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2006. She is the Medical Director of the Parkland and Aston Clinic Anticoagulation Clinics.


Uni of the Witwatersrand (1984), Biochemistry
Uni of the Witwatersrand (1985), Pharmacology
Medical School
Uni of the Witwatersrand (1990), Medicine
Graduate School
Boston University (1999), Epidemiology

Research Interest

  • Anticoagulation
  • Anticoagulation management services
  • Health Services Research


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Warfarin and aspirin use, and the predictors of major bleeding complications in atrial fibrillation: The Framingham Heart Study.
Sam C, Massaro JM, D?Agostino RB, Levy D, Lambert JW, Wolf PA, Benjamin EJ. American Journal of Cardiology 2004 94 947-951
Pyometra associated with retained products of conception.
Sam C, Hamid MA, Swan N. Obstetrics & Gynecology 1999 93 (5 Pt 2) 840

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians
  • Society of General Internal Medicine