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9th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar 2017

A Race For The Cure: (1910 - 2017) 107 Years Later. Where Do We Go From Here?

Cayenne Wellness Center's annual educational seminar was held for the ninth time in Central California at Valley Children’s Hospital located in Madera, CA. The seminar is intended to inform California physicians, nurses, patients, patient caregivers, patient advocates, and community members on the latest curatives and treatments in sickle cell disease.

Patients, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing students, and other healthcare professionals were encouraged to attend with their practice managers.

9th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Seminar Presentations

Thomas D Coates, MD Presentation
Sickle Cell 101: Update and Focus on Pain
Presented by Thomas D Coates, MD — Childrens Center for Cancer, Blood Disease and Marrow Transplantation, The Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
 
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Ward Hagar, MD Presentation
Comprehensive Care of the Adult With Sickle Cell
Presented by Ward Hagar, MD — Director, Adult Sickle Cell Program, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
 
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Donald Kohn, MD Presentation
Bone Marrow Transplant and Gene Therapy For Sickle Cell Disease
Presented by Donald B. Kohn, MD — University of California, Los Angeles, Depts. of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics and Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology; Broad Stem Cell Research Center; Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center; Human Gene and Cell Therapy Program
 
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Vinod Balasa, MD Presentation
Sickle Cell Disease It can be cured!
Moderator: Vinod Balasa, MD — Medical Director, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Valley Children’s Hospital
 
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Sandeep Soni, MD Presentation
Stem Cell Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease
Presented by Sandeep Soni, MD — Associate Prof. Div. of SCT and Regenerative Medicine, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University
 
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Andra James, MD Presentation
Sickle Cell Disease and Having Children
Presented by Andra James, MD, MPH — Professor OBGYN Duke University Medical Center
 
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Kim Smith Whitley, MD Presentation
Sickle Cell Disease in 2017: Where Do We Go From Here?
Presented by Kim Smith-Whitley, MD — Director Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
 
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Norma Stoker-Mtume Presentation
Black Panthers: Where we began
Presented by Norma Stoker-Mtume, MHS, MA MFT
 
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Kim Smith-Whitley, MD Presentation
ASH's Multifaceted Initiative on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
Presented by Kim Smith-Whitley, MD — Director Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
 
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Rosa Real, MD Presentation
Prolong Pharmaceuticals:  PEGylated Carboxyhemoglobin Bovine
Presented by Rosa M. Real, MD — Director of North American Clinical Operations
 
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Zahra Pakbaz, MD Presentation
Hydroxyurea
Presented by Zahra Pakbaz, MD — Hematology Oncology, Riverside University Health System, UCR Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
 
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Susan M. Carson Presentation
Iron Overload in Sickle Cell Disease:  Review of Cause and Treatment
Presented by Susan M. Carson RN, MSN, CPNP — Nurse Practitioner III, Hematology Program, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
 
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Bhavana Patel, RPH Presentation
Hina Patel Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease
Presented by Bhavana Patel, RPH — President of the Hina Patel Foundation
 
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Wanda Williams Presentation
Connecting Through Support
Presented by Wanda Williams — Sickle Cell Community Advisory Council
 
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Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar Brochure

Seminar Registration Our 44 page seminar brochure includes a detailed schedule for both days of the seminar and pricing information.

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Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar Program

Seminar Progam
The 2017 program is here. You don’t want to miss these phenomenal and renown speakers.

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Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar Sponsorship Opportunities Flyer

Seminar Sponsorship Opportunities
This flyer explains the Sponsorship Opportunities available for the Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar for 2017.

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