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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 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care? What Makes it Work

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Moderators: E. Leila Jerome Clay, MD, MCTS and Janet Hess, DrPH

E. Leila Jerome Clay, MD, MTCS
Janet Hess, DrPH
Linda Starnes
Gary Link, MS, HS-BCP
Patient Perspective on Transition- Dominique Goodson & Jew-EL Darbone
Panel Discussion / Questions and Answers


Moderators
avatar for Janet Hess, DrPH

Janet Hess, DrPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, University of South Florida
Janet Hess, DrPH, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, at the University of South Florida. She is the statewide Project Director for Florida Health and Transition Services (FloridaHATS), a health care transition (HCT) improvement initiative ... Read More →
avatar for E. Leila Jerome Clay, M.D. MCTS

E. Leila Jerome Clay, M.D. MCTS

Director, Sickle Cell Disease Transition, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Augusta University at the Medical College of Georgia
Dr. Clay is Assistant Professor  of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology with a joint appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology at Augusta University at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Clay received her Bachelor&rsquo... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jew-EL Darbone

Jew-EL Darbone

Jew-EL Darbone is a 28yr old sickle cell warrior dedicated to sickle cell advocacy and empowerment. She is one of the founders and CFO of   501c3 Nonprofit organization #Boldlipsforsicklecell. #Boldlipsforsicklecell started as a social media awareness challenge for sickle cell di... Read More →
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Dominique Goodson

Dominique Goodson is a dedicated sickle cell advocate that lives with sickle cell anemia. She was born and raised in Newark, NJ. After graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in Sociology and Anthropology, and receiving two citations from the former Governor of NJ, Governor Jon Corzine, Dominique began working as a research assistant to different professor at different universities. During one of her breaks between research projects, she worked as a Business Development Specialist at Eagle Detective Agency, where she worked to gain numerous contracts including the NFL Super Bowl NY/NJ 2014 contract. Dominique resigned from Eagle Detective Agency in 2014, to focus on her passions writing and advocating for Sickle Cell Anemia. Dominique serves as a lead advisor for the Young Adult Sickle Cell Alliance and she works with many other Sickle Cell Community Based Organizations. Dominique is dedicated to helping patients and caregivers. She always says... Read More →


Saturday April 29, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
209/210 North Lobby 3rd Floor