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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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Lori E. Crosby, PsyD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Professor in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
Lori E. Crosby, PsyD, is a Professor in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr.Crosby is also Co-Director of the Cincinnati Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CTSA), Community Engagement Core, INNOVATIONS in Community Research and Program Evaluation, and directs a research program in pediatric sickle cell disease. In 2012, Dr. Crosby was elected as Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 54 in light of her significant contributions to the field of pediatric psychology. Dr. Crosby has expertise in self management,treatment adherence, healthcare transition, recruitment and retention of minorities in research and integrating design thinking into research. She has given over 100 presentations at regional or national meetings and authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, or community-focused reports. Dr. Crosby has been a Co-Investigator or Consultant on at least 18 federally-funded grants. In 2011, she received a K07 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to develop patient-provider tools to enhance the transition to adult care for young adults with SCD. Currently, she has an R21 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to pilot a selfmanagement intervention for adolescents with sickle cell disease and continues to work on a project examining shared decision-making for hydroxyurea. Her work in community engagement for individuals affected by sickle cell disease was featured in a Special Issue on Pediatric Health in the Community for the Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community