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Webinar 11

Wally R. Smith, MD is the Florence Neal Cooper Smith Professor of Sickle Cell Disease at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He also serves as the Vice-Chairman for Research of the Division of General Internal Medicine and is the former Scientific Director of the Center on Health Disparities at VCU. In addition, he is a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Standards for Trustworthy Guidelines.

By |2018-08-01T19:26:06+00:00August 1st, 2018|Learnbase, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar 11

Webinar 10

Michigan's plan for sickle cell disease across the lifespan: Lessons learned for California. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services created a state action plan for sickle cell in 2015 that is being used as a model plan by the federal Health Resources & Services Administration.

By |2018-06-04T10:52:38+00:00May 30th, 2018|Event, Learnbase, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar 10

Webinar NICHQ

Come hear lessons learned and recommendations stemming from the National Institute for Children's Health Quality (NICHQ)-led Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program. The national program focused on improving the quality and access to care for patients with sickle cell disease.

By |2018-06-04T10:33:06+00:00January 6th, 2018|Data, Event, Learnbase, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar NICHQ

Webinar 9

Neuropathic pain: Can stress and pain itself cause a sickle crisis? by Dr. Thomas Coates. Tuesday, November 14, 2017, from 10-11:30 am PDT. Dr. Coates is the section head of Hematology in the division of Hematology Oncology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California.

By |2017-11-15T04:45:03+00:00November 14th, 2017|Data, Event, Learnbase, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar 9

Webinar 8

Reducing transfusion complications and other surveillance-supported efforts in hemoglobin disorders. By Dr. Angela Snyder, Dr. Jane Branscomb and Dr. Ross Fasano.

By |2017-10-16T16:58:22+00:00August 30th, 2017|Learnbase, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar 8


The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute just announced the Cure Sickle Cell Initiative, a collaborative research effort to accelerate the development of promising genetic therapies to cure sickle cell disease.

By |2020-04-17T04:32:49+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Action, Advocacy|Comments Off on Action

Webinar 7

Evaluating and Addressing Challenges to Optimal Sickle Cell Disease Care, Within the Health Literate Care Model. Dr. Marsha Treadwell, Clinical Scientist at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

By |2017-05-26T05:34:12+00:00April 27th, 2017|Learnbase, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar 7

Webinar 6

A Case Study: A few dedicated professionals discuss how and why they created a new county clinic in South Los Angeles.

By |2017-05-08T22:25:09+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Learnbase, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar 6

Knowledge and Action

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