Celebrating Diversity Within the Sickle Cell Community: Commitment, Innovation, Practice
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Candice Deler, LMSW

Candice's Sickle Cel Fund
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Delores Quasie-Woode, MPH

Georgia Southern University
Doctor of Public Health and Graduate Assitant

Donna Doulton, RN, BSN

UT Health San Antonio
Sickle Cell Nurse Coordinator

Donna Wasik, MSS, LSW

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, New Jersey section of Hematology/Oncology
Social Worker Hematology

Ettamba Agborndip, MD, MSc


Kamira Brown

Texas A&M University School of Public Health/Sickle Cell Association of Houston

Katherine Yu

McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX

Kenneth Rivlin

Jacobi Medical Center
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Kerry Funkhouser, EdD

Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders
Executive Director

Kewanna Gordon, BS, MSN

Indiana University School of Medicine
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Khalid Elbashir

SUMY Downstate Medical Center/Kinga County Hospital Center
Sickle Cell Fellow

Latonya Lewis

Akron Children's Hospital Region VI Sickle Cell Program
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Lisa Shook, MA, MCHES

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Principal Investigator
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Marissa Clifford, MA, CHES

Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders
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Mary Bentley-Lamar

The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey Inc. (SCANJ)
Founder & Executive Director
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Menaka Bhor, PhD

Associate Director

Noor-Ul-Ain Naeem

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Oladipo Cole

University of Illinois at Chicago / Florida Atlantic University
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Regina Graul, PhD

IronWood Pharmaceuticals
Sickle Cell Disease Program Leader
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Seethal Jacob, MD, MS, FAAP

Indiana University School of Medicine
Pediatric Hematology Oncology
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Shawn Bediako, PhD

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Associate Professor
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Shirin Parsa

Levine Children's Hospital

Solomy Ntambi

Pediatric Clinical Social Worker
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Sunghee Kim, DNP, ANP-BC, NP-C

Loma Linda University

Susan Paulukonis, MA, MPH

Tracking California's Sickle Cell Data Collection program
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Trudy Tchume-Johnson, LSW

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Hematology-Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Social Work Manager
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Ugochi Ogu, M.D.

Montefiore Medical Center Division of Hematology, Department of Oncology
Assistant Professor/ Asssitant Director