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Hemoglobin S - Making an Evolutionary Perfected Process, Imperfect 

Journal of Sickle Cell Disease and Hemoglobinoopathies

Meeting Location:

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA  33316
April 28 - 30, 2017 
Website:  fscdr.org
Email:  symposium@fscdr.org
Is this a CME Medical Meeting?  Yes
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Featured Speakers



Lisa M. Shook, MA, MCHES, CCP

Division of Hematology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
avatar for Osheiza Abdulmalik, Ph.D.

Osheiza Abdulmalik, Ph.D.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Research Institute
Research Associate II, Rivella Laboratory

Bonnie Aberson, PSY.D., ABN, ABSNP

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Ismahan Adan

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Newborn Screening Coordinator, Comprehensive Sickle Cell...
avatar for Kenneth I. Ataga, M.D.

Kenneth I. Ataga, M.D.

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Professor of Medicine Director - Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program

Nitya Bakshi, M.D.

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Children Hospital Healthcare of Atlanta
avatar for Samir K. Ballas, M.D.

Samir K. Ballas, M.D.

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University
avatar for David Beidler, PhD

David Beidler, PhD

Pfizer Global Research and Development - Rare Diseases Resarch Unit
Director, Translational Sciences
avatar for Vence L. Bonham, J.D.

Vence L. Bonham, J.D.

National Institutes of Health
Senior Advisor to the Director on Genomics and Health Disparities
avatar for Kenneth R. Bridges, M.D.

Kenneth R. Bridges, M.D.

Global Blood Therapeutics
Vice President, Medical Affairs
avatar for NeDina Brocks-Capla

NeDina Brocks-Capla

Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness
avatar for Lanetta Bronté, MD, MPH, MSPH

Lanetta Bronté, MD, MPH, MSPH

Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research
avatar for Valentine Brousse, M.D.

Valentine Brousse, M.D.

Necker Hospital in Paris
Pediatrician, Senior Consultant, Reference Center for Sickle Cell...
avatar for Mary E. Brown

Mary E. Brown

Community Based Organization Director
Pacific Sickle Cell Regional Collaborative
avatar for J. Naylor Brownell, M.D.

J. Naylor Brownell, M.D.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellow, Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition
avatar for Michael U. Callaghan, M.D.

Michael U. Callaghan, M.D.

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Sickle Cell Center
avatar for Andrew Campbell, M.D.

Andrew Campbell, M.D.

University of Michigan
Director, Pediatric Comprehensive Hemoglobinopathies Program...
avatar for Yvonne M. Carroll, RN, JD

Yvonne M. Carroll, RN, JD

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Director of Patient Services, Hematology
avatar for Betty Pace, M.D. 2017 FSCDR Scientific Chair

Betty Pace, M.D. 2017 FSCDR Scientific Chair

Augusta University
Interim Division Chief, Division Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and...
avatar for Robert J. Charnigo, M.S.

Robert J. Charnigo, M.S.

Senior Director
avatar for Nick Clarke, PhD

Nick Clarke, PhD

Senior Director
avatar for Robyn T. Cohen, M.D.

Robyn T. Cohen, M.D.

Boston Medical Center
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary and Allergy
avatar for Benjamin Perry Cooper, MPH

Benjamin Perry Cooper, MPH

Institute for Public Health at Washington University
Center Manager for the Public Health Data & Training Center

Carlton Dampier, M.D. CPI

Emory University School of Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Ethics and Regulatory Program...
avatar for Lori E. Crosby, PsyD

Lori E. Crosby, PsyD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Professor in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical...
avatar for Ahmed Daak, Ph.D., MSc, MBBS

Ahmed Daak, Ph.D., MSc, MBBS

Sancilio & Company, Inc.
Vice President of Research and Clinical Development
avatar for Deepika Darbari, M.D.

Deepika Darbari, M.D.

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Washingon, D.C.
Attending Physician, Division of Hematology
avatar for Thomas David, Ph.D.

Thomas David, Ph.D.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
avatar for Simon Dyson, Ph.D.

Simon Dyson, Ph.D.

De Montfort University, UK
Professor of Applied Sociology, Director of the Unit for the Social...
avatar for Gary Fortin, Ph.D.

Gary Fortin, Ph.D.

Bluebird Bio
Senior Director, Medical Affairs
avatar for Larry Frelinger, Ph.D.

Larry Frelinger, Ph.D.

Boston Children’s Hospital
Staff Scientist
avatar for Edward Gomperts, M.D.

Edward Gomperts, M.D.

Hillhurst Biopharmaceuticals, Inc
Executive Chairman
avatar for Hanna Gordon, Ph.D.

Hanna Gordon, Ph.D.

Healogics Inc. Bioinformatics Analyst, Healogics, Inc.
Director of Research and Informatics
avatar for Kanika Gupta

Kanika Gupta

Wellesley College
Student, Psychology Major
avatar for Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D.

Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D.

University Of Minnesota
Professor Of Medicine, Vascular Biology Center, Division of...
avatar for Janet Hess, DrPH

Janet Hess, DrPH

University of South Florida
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
avatar for Cheryl Hillery, M.D.

Cheryl Hillery, M.D.

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Clinical Director, Hematology Director, Comprehensive Pediatric...
avatar for Patrick Hines, M.D., Ph.D.

Patrick Hines, M.D., Ph.D.

Functional Fluidics, LLC
avatar for Keith Hoots, MD

Keith Hoots, MD

Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, NHLBI
Director, Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, NHLBI
avatar for Yazdi Italia, Ph.D.

Yazdi Italia, Ph.D.

Translation Scientist
avatar for Samia Jaffar

Samia Jaffar

Tufts University School of Medicine
Data Assistant
avatar for Charles Jonassiant, Ph.D., MHS

Charles Jonassiant, Ph.D., MHS

University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Medicine
avatar for Ronald Jubin, Ph.D.

Ronald Jubin, Ph.D.

Prolong Pharmaceuticals
Vice President of Research and Development
avatar for Gregory Kato, MD

Gregory Kato, MD

Sickle Cell Center of Excellence, Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh

Freddi Kazo

Prolong Pharmaceuticals
Director of Medical Affairs
avatar for Jennifer Keates-Baleeiro

Jennifer Keates-Baleeiro

Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in Chattanooga, TN.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
avatar for Elizabeth Klings, M.D.

Elizabeth Klings, M.D.

Boston University School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Center for...
avatar for Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, M.D.

Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, M.D.

Emory University
Professor, Director of BMTChair of Blood and Marrow Transplant Aflac...
avatar for Abdullah Kutlar, M.D.

Abdullah Kutlar, M.D.

Georgia Regents University
Director, Sickle Cell Center
avatar for Arielle Langer, MPH, M.D.

Arielle Langer, MPH, M.D.

Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellow, Hematology Oncology

Sophie Lanzkron, M.D.

Sickle Cell Center for Adults at Johns Hopkins
Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology
avatar for Josh Lehrer, M.D.

Josh Lehrer, M.D.

Global Blood Therapeutics
Vice President, Clinical Development
avatar for Ted W. Love, M.D.

Ted W. Love, M.D.

Global Blood Therapeutics
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Alan Lunt, Ph.D.

Alan Lunt, Ph.D.

King's College Hospital, Department of Child Health King's College London, School of Medicine
Chief Paediatric Respiratory Physiologist and Postdoctoral Research...
avatar for Rosalyn Stewart M.D., MS, MBA

Rosalyn Stewart M.D., MS, MBA

Johns Hopkins University
Associate Professor
avatar for E. Leila Jerome Clay, M.D. MCTS

E. Leila Jerome Clay, M.D. MCTS

Augusta University at the Medical College of Georgia
Director, Sickle Cell Disease Transition, Assistant Professor of...
avatar for Caterina Minniti, M.D.

Caterina Minniti, M.D.

Director of Sickle Cell Center, Sickle Cell Center Division of...
avatar for Hemant Misra, PhD

Hemant Misra, PhD

Prolong Pharmaceuticals
Vice President of Clinical Development
avatar for Kathleen Elizabeth Walsh, M.D. MSc

Kathleen Elizabeth Walsh, M.D. MSc

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Director of Patient Safety Research, James M. Anderson Center for...
avatar for Enrico Novelli, M.D., MS

Enrico Novelli, M.D., MS

American Society of Hematology SCD Initiative, SCD Work Group Chair
avatar for Grace Onimoe, M.D.

Grace Onimoe, M.D.

Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Physician, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
avatar for Ju Ae Park

Ju Ae Park

Virginia Commonwealth University
avatar for Soumitri Sil Ph.D.

Soumitri Sil Ph.D.

Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
avatar for Lewis L. Hsu, M.D. PhD

Lewis L. Hsu, M.D. PhD

University of Illinois at Chicago
avatar for Connie Piccone, M.D.

Connie Piccone, M.D.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Specialist, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
avatar for Debra Pittman, PhD

Debra Pittman, PhD

Rare Disease Research Unit Pfizer
Hematology Lead Research Fellow
avatar for Diana Rash-Ellis, LSW

Diana Rash-Ellis, LSW

Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children
Licensed Social Worker, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Department...
avatar for Steven Reader, PhD

Steven Reader, PhD

Center for Healthcare Delivery Science
Pediatric Psychologist
avatar for Rosa Real, M.D.

Rosa Real, M.D.

Prolong Pharmaceuticals
Head of North American Clinical Operations
avatar for Angela Rivers, Ph.D.

Angela Rivers, Ph.D.

Director of the Sickle Cell Transition Adolescent-Adult Readiness Clinic (STAR) at the University of Illinois, Chicago
avatar for Samuel Rodgers-Melnick, MT-BC

Samuel Rodgers-Melnick, MT-BC

University Hospitals of Cleveland
Music Therapist, Seidman Cancer Center

Diana Ross, MSN, RN

Research Coordinator at Emory University
avatar for Umapathy Siddaramappa, Ph.D.

Umapathy Siddaramappa, Ph.D.

Augusta University
Assistant Professor of Medicine
avatar for Wally Smith, M.D.

Wally Smith, M.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University
Florence Neal Cooper Smith Professor of Sickle Cell Disease Vice...
avatar for Fernando Tricta, M.D.

Fernando Tricta, M.D.

ApoPharma, Inc.
Vice-President, Medical Affairs
avatar for Cassandra Trimnell

Cassandra Trimnell

Sickle Cell 101
President & Founder

Anne Marie Trolard

Washington University in St. Louis
Data Analyst
avatar for Nnenna R. Ukachi, M.D.

Nnenna R. Ukachi, M.D.

Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
avatar for Alisha L. Walker, Ph.D., MPH

Alisha L. Walker, Ph.D., MPH

University of Pittsburgh.
Research Assistant Professor
avatar for Jennell White, Ph.D.

Jennell White, Ph.D.

Wayne State University’s School of Medicine
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
avatar for Caroline Wilder, B.S.

Caroline Wilder, B.S.

Augusta University Pediatric Sickle Cell and Hemophilia Treatment Program
Clinical Research Coordinator / Data Manager
avatar for Justin Williams, Ph.D.

Justin Williams, Ph.D.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology