On March 17, 2023, SCACURE Support group was launched in Evansville, IN. Dr. Angeli Rampersad from the Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Clinic spoke to attendees about advances in medicine for sickle cell patients.
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National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month to raise awareness about the devastation of sickle cell disease and prompt action that will drive improved quality of life for those affected. The disease impacts people of all races, though Blacks are at the top of the list. Blood donation from the Black community is in shortContinue reading “National Sickle Cell Awareness Month”
In Memory of Hertz Nazaire
“SCACURE Networks is greatly saddened by the loss of another phenomenal warrior in the SCD community – Hertz Nazaire. He was a personal friend in the Sickle Cell community whom I enjoyed a conversation with about his art and his passion for bringing greater awareness to the cause. We will all miss him dearly, butContinue reading “In Memory of Hertz Nazaire”
Gant-Johnson Legacy: We are all better educated, more engaged, and truly empowered to make a difference!
Karen D. Gant-Johnson started her sickle cell journey, January 5, 1990 at the Martin Center Sickle Cell Center under the leadership of then Executive Director, Mr. Robert Treadwell, as a data entry clerk entering all sickle cell disease and trait client information into the new database. After 4 years at the company, she was promotedContinue reading “Gant-Johnson Legacy: We are all better educated, more engaged, and truly empowered to make a difference!”