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SYMPOSIUM THEME
Hemoglobin S - Making an Evolutionary Perfected Process, Imperfect 

Journal of Sickle Cell Disease and Hemoglobinoopathies
SYMPOSIUM ABSTRACTS

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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Saturday, April 29 • 10:15am - 12:15pm
Innovative Approaches to Improve Medical Access and Standards of Care for Sickle Cell Disease

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Susan Claster, MD, Center for Inherited Blood Disorders (CIBD), MLK Adult Sickle Cell Clinic, and Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Lisa Shook, MA, MCHES, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, Division of Hematology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Using a regional telementoring model to improve provider knowledge about sickle cell disease

Betty S. Pace, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Augusta University

Utilization of Telemedicine to Improve Access to Care for Individuals Living with Sickle Cell Disease in U.S. Southeast Region Rural Communities

Rosalyn Stewart MD, MS, MBA, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, School of Nursing and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Interprofessional Collaboration: the multipronged approach for better outcomes


Moderators
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Lisa M. Shook, MA, MCHES, CCP

Division of Hematology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Lisa M. Shook is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and the Administrative Director of the Cincinnati Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center.  She has a Master’s degree in Health Education and is currently a doctoral student focused on health professions... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Betty Pace, M.D. 2017 FSCDR Scientific Chair

Betty Pace, M.D. 2017 FSCDR Scientific Chair

Interim Division Chief, Division Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Professor, Augusta University
2017 FSCDR Scientific Chair Dr. Betty Pace is a Professor, Francis J. Tedesco Distinguished Chair and Interim Chief of the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Division. Dr. Pace provides leadership for a National Institutes of Health-funded basic research laboratory, focused on studies related to globin gene regulation and the design of drugs to induce fetal hemoglobin to treat sickle cell disease. In 2010, Dr. Pace joined the faculty at Augusta University as Professor of Pediatrics with a joint appointment in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She maintains an active research laboratory and training program and is fully engaged as a member of the Augusta Sickle Cell Disease Research Center. She also provides leadership for a NHLBI-funded training program, Program to Increase Diversity for Individuals Engaged in Health Related Research (PRIDE) training over 65 junior faculty members across the US conducting hematology... Read More →
avatar for Rosalyn Stewart M.D., MS, MBA

Rosalyn Stewart M.D., MS, MBA

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Rosalyn W. Stewart has a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences and Preventive Medicine as well as a MBA. She is board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics. Her major areas of interests include care coordination and interprofessional care. She an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University with joint appointments in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, School of Nursing and Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a true leader in the development, improvement and delivery of care for individuals with health disparities. She coordinates quality improvement efforts geared toward refining health care services and improving the health status of targeted populations... Read More →
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Susan Claster, MD

An expert in the care of adults with hemoglobinopathies, Dr. Claster’s research interest is in health outcomes for sickle cell disease.  Board-certified in internal medicine and hematology, she specializes in non-malignant hematology, specifically the care of sickle cell and thalassemia patients. Dr. Claster has published numerous articles in peer review journals... Read More →


Saturday April 29, 2017 10:15am - 12:15pm
305 North Lobby 3rd Floor