Welcome! The Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference (SCDTC) is a forum to discuss the latest advancements and future trends for treating patients with sickle cell disease.
The Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference is a forum to discuss the latest advancements and future trends for treating patients with sickle cell disease. Conference attendees will hear presentations from healthcare companies, key opinion leaders, patients, policy makers and others.
Beverley Francis-Gibson, B.A., M.A.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.
Biree Andemariam, M.D.
Director, New England Sickle Cell Institute, University of Connecticut Health
Chief Medical Officer, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
Mary Bentley LaMar
Founder and Executive Director
The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey
Aimee Smith, Ph.D.
East Carolina University Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program
Dennis McCullum, B.A.
Patient with Sickle Cell
Dima Hendricks, M.A., CHW
Kay Saving, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Head, Department of Pediatrics
University of Illinois College of Medicine – Peoria
Medical Director, OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Kevin Baxter, B.A.
Kristina Harrell, M.D., M.S.
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Levine Children’s Blood Disorders Clinic, Atrium Health
Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, M.D.
Director Emeritus, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania
President, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana
Lori Crosby, Psy.D.
Co-Director, Innovations in Community Research, Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
Co-Director, CCTST, Community Engagement Core; Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine
Clinical Psychologist; Cincinnati Children’s Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Nnenna Badamosi, M.D., MPH
Director, Sickle Cell Disease Transition Program
Augusta University Sickle Cell Program
Raffaella Colombatti, M.D., Ph.D.
Physician Azienda Ospedaliera-Università di Padova
Department of Womens’ and Child Health Clinic
of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (Padova, Italy)
Shirley Miller, M.A.