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Webcast: CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents: “Improving the Lives of People with Sickle Cell Disease”

November 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents:

Improving the Lives of People with Sickle Cell Disease

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT (10-11 am PST)

Live external webcast via the Webcast Links section of the CDC website.


Presented By:


Mary Hulihan, DrPH

Health Scientist, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch

Division of Blood Disorders

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC

“Using Data to Understand Gaps in Care and Outcomes”


Kim Smith-Whitley, MD

Medical Director, Sickle Cell Clinical Program

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Chief Medical Officer (Immediate Past)

Sickle Cell Association of America

“The Sickle Cell Community and Pediatric Care”


Kathryn Hassell, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology

University of Colorado Denver

“Improving Outcomes for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease”


Jean Raphael, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

Director, Center for Child Health Policy and Advocacy

Texas Children’s Hospital

“A Health Policy Approach to Sickle Cell Disease”



November 15, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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