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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
Leg Ulcers: Leveraging Big Data to Better Understand Sickle Cell Ulcers

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Supportive care and patient’s related outcomes

Moderators
avatar for Caterina Minniti, M.D.

Caterina Minniti, M.D.

Director of Sickle Cell Center, Sickle Cell Center Division of Hematology, Department of Oncology Montefiore Medical Center
Dr. Minniti is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at Einstein College of Medicine. She is the Director of the Sickle Cell Center for Adults at Montefiore Hospital, whose mission is to provide exceptional, seamless, comprehensive, compassionate and individualized care, education, counseling, and research for people living with sickle cell disease. Dr. Minniti is a clinical trial specialist and a translational researcher who believes that the best way to provide care for SCD patients is on a continuum, from birth to adulthood. The focus of her research is in understanding mechanisms that lead to end organ damage in order to identify early biomarkers and targeted therapies. Her interests have spanned from stroke to pulmonary hypertension and, most recently, she has focused on leg ulcers as they represent a window into the vasculopathy in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Vence L. Bonham, J.D.

Vence L. Bonham, J.D.

Senior Advisor to the Director on Genomics and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Vence L. Bonham, Jr.  J.D. is an associate investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch of the Division of Intramural Research at the National Human Genome Research Institute and Senior Advisor to the Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute on Genomics and Health... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Campbell, M.D.

Andrew Campbell, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Comprehensive Hemoglobinopathies Program Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Co-Director, Minority International Research Training Program Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan
Dr. Campbell is a graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine completed his residency training @ Harvard Affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston followed by Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship @ Northwestern University. Currently he directs the Comprehensive Pediatric Hemoglobinopathies Program which includes the Pediatric Sickle Cell and Thalassemia clinic @ the University of... Read More →
avatar for Gregory J. Kato, M.D.

Gregory J. Kato, M.D.

Professor Of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Hematology-Oncology; Heart, Lung, Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute
Dr. Kato is the Director of the Adult Sickle Cell Center at the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood and Vascular Medicine Institute and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.  He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, completed residency in pediatrics at... Read More →
avatar for Hanna Gordon, Ph.D.

Hanna Gordon, Ph.D.

Director of Research and Informatics, Healogics Inc. Bioinformatics Analyst, Healogics, Inc.
Hanna Gordon, PhD is the Director of Research and Informatics at Healogics Inc. Dr. Gordon is committed to improving patient outcomes and health care delivery through data driven discovery and quantitative analysis. Her research is driven by a belief in the transformative power of data to meet the needs of an evolving health system. She has over seven years of experience in health informatics including work in population health, health policy, and private industry. She received her PhD from Florida State... Read More →



Saturday April 29, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
203/204 Prefunction 2nd Floor