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Robert J. Adams, MS, MD

Distinguished Professor of Neurology

Medical University South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

 

Kofi Anie, PhD

Director, Psychosocial Program

Brent Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College London

London, United Kingdom

 

Kenneth I. Ataga, MD

Center for Sickle Cell Disease

Division of Hematology and Oncology

University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

 

Sherif M. Badawy, MD

Department of Pediatrics

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

Samir K. Ballas, MD

Department of Medicine

Division of Hematology

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

John D. Belcher, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology-Oncology-Transplantation

Department of Medicine and Vascular Biology Center

University of Minnesota Medical School

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Carlo Brugnara, MD

Department of Laboratory of Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital

Department of Pathology

Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Arthur L. Burnett MD, MBA, FACS

James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Baltimore, Maryland

 

Sally A. Campbell-Lee, MD

Director, Transfusion Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

Marcus Carden, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Divisions of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Medical Hematology

Director, Pediatric Sickle Cell Program

UNC Blood Research Center

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 

Oswaldo Castro, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine

Howard University College of Medicine

Washington, DC

 

Marina Cavazzana, MD, PhD

Professor of Paediatric Immunology

Director, Department of Biotherapy

Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital

Paris Descartes University

Paris, France

 

Roshan Colah, MSc, PhD

Former Director In-Charge

ICMR-National Institute of Immunohaematology

Mumbai, India

 

Philippe Connes, PhD

Vascular Biology and Red Blood Cell Team

University of Lyon

Lyon, France

Laboratory of Excellence GR-Ex

Paris, France

 

Fernando Ferreira Costa, MD, PhD

Professor of Hematology

Department of Clinical Medicine

Hemocentro da UNICAMP

School of Medical Sciences

University of Campinas

Campinas, Brazil

 

Michael R. DeBaun, MD, MPH

Department of Pediatrics

Vanderbilt-Meharry Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee

 

Laura M. De Castro, MD, MHSc

Associate Professor of Medicine

Clinical Director, Benign Hematology Section

Division of Hematology and Oncology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Vimal K. Derebail, MD, MPH

Associate Professor Medicine

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 

Armand Mekontso Dessap

AP-HP, Hôpitaux Universitaire Henri Mondor

DHU A-TVB, Service de Réanimation Médicale

Université Paris Est Créteil Val de Marne

Faculté de Médecine

IMRB, Groupe de Recherche Clinique CARMAS

Créteil, France

 

William A. Eaton, MD, PhD

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Chief, Laboratory of Chemical Physics

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Paul S. Frenette, MD

Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research

Department of Cell Biology

Departments of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, New York

 

Mark T. Gladwin, MD

Jack D. Myers Distinguished Professor and Chair

Chairman of the Department of Medicine

UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Jeffrey Glassberg, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Hematology and Medical Oncology

Director of Research

The Mount Sinai Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, New York

 

Morton F. Goldberg, MD

Director Emeritus

Wilmer Eye Institute

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

 

Victor R. Gordeuk, MD

Director, Sickle Cell Center

Professor of Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

Nancy S. Green, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

Associate Director

Irving Institute for Clinical Translational Research

Associate Dean for Academic Operations

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

New York, New York

 

Kalpna Gupta, PhD

Division of Hematology/Oncology

Department of Medicine

University of California, Irvine

Orange, California

 

Anoosha Habibi, MD

Sickle Cell Anemia Referral Center

Henri Mondor University Hospital

Université Paris Est (UPE)

Institut Mondor de Recherche Biomédicale (IMRB)

Institut National de la Santé et de le Recherche Médicale (INSERM)

Créteil, France

 

Jane S. Hankins, MD, MS

Associate Member

Department of Hematology

Director, Sickle Cell Program

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Memphis, Tennessee

 

Kathryn L. Hassell, MD

Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology

Director, Colorado Sickle Cell Treatment and Research Center

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, Colorado

 

Robert P. Hebbel, MD

Regents Professor Emeritus

Division of Hematology-Oncology-Transplantation

Department of Medicine and Vascular Biology Center

University of Minnesota Medical School

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Lewis L. Hsu, MD, PhD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

Hyacinth I. Hyacinth, MD, PhD, MPH

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorder Center

Emory University

Department of Pediatrics and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Khushnooma Italia, MSc, PhD

Product Specialist, Clinical Diagnostic Group

Bio-Rad Laboratories (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Mumbai, India

 

Yazdi Italia, PhD

Hon. Secretary

Valsad Raktdan Kendra

A Regional Blood Bank & Haematology Research Centre

Gujarat, India

 

Dipty Jain, MBBS, MD, MSc

Professor and Head

Department of Pediatrics

Government Medical College

Nagpur, India

 

Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Social Work and Clinical and Translational Science

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Ramasubramanian Kalpatthi, MD

Visiting Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Director of Sickle Cell Clinical Research

Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Gregory J. Kato, MD

Senior Director

CSL Behring

Clinical Research and Development

Hematology Therapeutic Area

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

 

Nigel Key, MB ChB, FRCP

Harold R. Roberts Distinguished Professor

Departments of Medicine and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Director, UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center

Chief, Section of Hematology

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 

Daniel B. Kim-Shapiro, MS, PhD

Department of Physics

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 

Allison A. King, MD, MPH, PhD

Professor, Program in Occupational Therapy

Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine and Surgery

Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Missouri

 

Fenella J. Kirkham, MD Research, FRCPCH

Professor of Paediatric Neurology

Developmental Neurosciences Section

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

London, United Kingdom

Professor of Paediatric Neurology

Clinical and Experimental Sciences

Faculty of Medicine

University of Southampton

Southampton, United Kingdom

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

University Hospital Southampton

Southampton, United Kingdom

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Paediatric Neurosciences

King's College Hospital

London, United Kingdom

 

Elizabeth S. Klings, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of the Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease

Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension

Boston University School of Medicine

Boston Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Director of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Abdullah Kutlar, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Sickle Cell Center

Department of Medicine

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia

 

Sophie M. Lanzkron, MD, MHS

Director, Sickle Cell Center for Adults

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Professor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

 

Alexis Leonard, MD

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics Branch

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Huihui Li, PhD

Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research

Department of Cell Biology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, New York

 

Jane A. Little, MD

Director, Sickle Cell Disease Program

Professor of Medicine

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 

Susan M. MacDonald, MD

Assistant Professor & Medical Director of Urology Practice

Division of Urology

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, Pennsylvania

 

Roberto Machado, MD

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Occupational Medicine

Department of Medicine

Indiana University

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Julie Makani, MD, PhD, FRCP, FTAAS

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Punam Malik, MD

Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program

Director, Translational Core Laboratory

Marjory J. Johnson Chair, Gene and Cell Therapy

Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Caterina P. Minniti, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Director, Sickle Cell Center

Division of Hematology

Montefiore Health System

Bronx, New York

 

Claudia R. Morris, MD

Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine

Research Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Co-Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Emory University School of Medicine

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Rakhi P. Naik, MD, MHS

Division of Hematology

Department of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

 

Constance Tom Noguchi, PhD

Molecular Medicine Branch

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Enrico M. Novelli, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology/Oncology

University of Pittsburgh

Chief, Section of Benign Hematology

Director, UPMC Adult Sickle Cell Disease Program

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Solomon F. Ofori-Acquah, PhD

Pittsburgh Heart, Lung and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute

Division of Hematology and Oncology

Sickle Cell Center of Excellence

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences

University of Ghana

Accra, Ghana

 

Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, MD

Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana

Kumasi, Ghana

 

Samuel A. Oppong, MD, FWACS

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Ghana Medical School

Accra, Ghana

 

Amma Twumwa Owusu-Ansah, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Betty S. Pace, MD

Department of Pediatrics

Georgia Cancer Center

Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia

 

Julie Panepinto, MD, MSPH

Professor, Pediatric Hematology

Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Rafal Pawlinski, PhD

Lenvil Lee Rothrock Distinguished Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology and Oncology

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 

David C. Rees, MA, MBBS

Professor of Paediatric Sickle Cell Disease

King's College Hospital

King's College London

London, United Kingdom

 

Vandana Sachdev, MD

Director, Echocardiography Laboratory

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

NIH Clinical Center

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Santosh L. Saraf, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Sickle Cell Center

Department of Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

Alan N. Schechter, MD

Molecular Medicine Branch

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Adrienne W. Scott, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Wilmer Eye Institute

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

 

Beryl Serjeant, FIMLS

Sickle Cell Trust (Jamaica)

Kingston, Jamaica

 

Graham Serjeant, MD, FRCP

Sickle Cell Trust (Jamaica)

Kingston, Jamaica

 

Vivien A. Sheehan, MD, PhD

Director of Translational SCD Research

The Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Emory University School of Medicine

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Natalie R. Shilo, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Pulmonary Medicine

University of Connecticut Health Center

Farmington, Connecticut

 

Sruti Shiva, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology

Director of Academic Affairs, Vascular Medicine Institute

Co-Director, Center for Metabolism and Mitochondrial Medicine

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Wally R. Smith, MD

Research, Division of General Internal Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Virginia

 

Martin H. Steinberg, MD

Professor of Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Jodi-Anne Stewart, MS

Department of Pediatrics

Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease

Meharry Medical College

Nashville, Tennessee

 

Hanne Stotesbury, MSc

PhD Candidate

Developmental Neurosciences Section

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

London, United Kingdom

 

John J. Strouse, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Director, Adult Sickle Cell Program

Duke University School of Medicine

Durham, North Carolina

 

Prithu Sundd, PhD

Pittsburgh Heart, Lung and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute

Division of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Sickle Cell Center of Excellence

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Marilyn J. Telen, MD

Wellcome Professor of Medicine

Director, Duke Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center

Associate Medical Director, Duke Hospital Transfusion Service

Duke University Medical Center

Durham, North Carolina

 

Swee Lay Thein, MB, BS, FRCP, FRCPath, DSc, FMedSci

Chief, Sickle Cell Branch

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

The National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

 

John F. Tisdale, MD

Senior Investigator

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics Branch

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Tim M. Townes, PhD

Professor and Chair

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

 

Marsha Treadwell, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

University of California, San Francisco

Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Oakland, California

 

Darrell J. Triulzi, MD

Director, Division of Transfusion Medicine

Department of Pathology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Gregory M. Vercellotti, MD

Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology-Oncology-Transplantation

Department of Medicine and Vascular Biology Center

University of Minnesota Medical School

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Elliott Vichinsky, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

San Francisco, California

 

Mark C. Walters, MD

Jordan Family Director

Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program

Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland

Oakland, California

 

Winfred C. Wang, MD

Emeritus Member

Department of Hematology

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Memphis, Tennessee

 

Russell E. Ware, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics

Marjory Johnson Chair of Translational Hematology Research

Director, Division of Hematology

Director, Global Health Center

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

John Wood, MD

Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology

Director of Cardiovascular MRI

University of Southern California

Keck School of Medicine

Los Angeles, California

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