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

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Community Based Organizational Highlights [clear filter]
Thursday, October 11
 

10:30am EDT

Treatment Demonstration Update
Moderators
avatar for Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Pediatrician, Sickle Cell Disease Associtaion, Michigan Chapter Inc.
Dr. Shurney is a pediatrician at Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Michigan where she has provided out – patient care for children who have sickle cell disease for the past 19 years.  Her interest in sickle cell disease is “genetic”.  She inherited... Read More →

Speakers
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Rosemary Britt

Executive Director, Sickle Cell Association


Thursday October 11, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am EDT
Constellation A

10:30am EDT

Plenary Session I Community Based Organization Highlights
Moderators
avatar for Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Pediatrician, Sickle Cell Disease Associtaion, Michigan Chapter Inc.
Dr. Shurney is a pediatrician at Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Michigan where she has provided out – patient care for children who have sickle cell disease for the past 19 years.  Her interest in sickle cell disease is “genetic”.  She inherited... Read More →

Thursday October 11, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Constellation AB

11:00am EDT

Newborn Screening Grant Update
Moderators
avatar for Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Pediatrician, Sickle Cell Disease Associtaion, Michigan Chapter Inc.
Dr. Shurney is a pediatrician at Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Michigan where she has provided out – patient care for children who have sickle cell disease for the past 19 years.  Her interest in sickle cell disease is “genetic”.  She inherited... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Norcott

Kathy Norcott

Executive Director, Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency
Kathy M. Norcott presently serves as the Executive Director of Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency. While she has served in this role for only 14 months, she has been employed with the agency for 41 years. Ms. Norcott earned her undergraduate degree in Managerial Psychology... Read More →


Thursday October 11, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Constellation A

11:30am EDT

PCORI Grant Update
Moderators
avatar for Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Pediatrician, Sickle Cell Disease Associtaion, Michigan Chapter Inc.
Dr. Shurney is a pediatrician at Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Michigan where she has provided out – patient care for children who have sickle cell disease for the past 19 years.  Her interest in sickle cell disease is “genetic”.  She inherited... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mary Lamar

Mary Lamar

Founder & Executive Director, The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey, Inc. (SCANJ) A 501c3 Charitable Organization
Founder and Executive Director of the Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey, Inc., is an award winning leader with a reputation for successfully “making it happen.” This graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana is dedicated to improving conditions for those living... Read More →


Thursday October 11, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Constellation A

3:30pm EDT

PLENARY II Clinical Trial Update
3:30PM-3:45PM                  Dr. Biree Andemariam
3:45PM-4:00PM                 GBT
4:00PM-4:15PM                 Emmaus
4:15PM-4:30PM                 Imara

 4:30PM-4:45PM                Pfizer
4:45PM-5:00PM                 Novartis
5:00PM-5:15PM                 Bluebird bio
5:15PM-5:30PM                 Bioverativ
5:30PM-5:45PM                 Ironwood Pharmaceuticals 




Thursday October 11, 2018 3:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
Constellation A