SICKLE CELL EDUCATION

Knowledge is power. We provide education and

awareness for sickle cell disease and trait

through the use of web-based platforms to the

those directly affected by sickle cell.

SICKLE CELL ADVOCATES OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Congratulations to Shamonica Wiggins, National Advocate; Rabi Maidunama, International Advocate; Dr. Cheedy Jaja, Healthcare Advocate, and Amy Mason, Community Advocate.

 

Read more about each advocate and their achievements in their work for the sickle cell community.

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Dr. Keith Quirolo is an expert sickle cell and thalassemia pediatrician with over 20 years of experience in treating sickle cell patients.

 

Read Dr. Quirolo's bio

ASK DR. Q

Sickle Cell & Thalassemia Expert Physician

'Ask Dr. Q' is a resource Sickle Cell 101 provides to the sickle cell community. Users and followers send in questions pertaining to sickle cell and responses are provided by Dr. Quriolo. Responses are posted on social media and can be found here.

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SICKLE CELL HBCU COLLEGE TOUR

The HBCU Sickle Cell College Tour is an event geared towards educating and raising awareness for sickle cell on Historically Black Colleges and University campuses.

 

Hosted by #BoldLipsForSickleCell

and Sickle Cell 101, this

event will be informative

and empowering!

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SICKLE CELL FACTS

Red blood cells become sickle shaped making it harder to move through blood vessel.

This causes pain and complications.

Sickle cell affects all races and is the most common genetic disorder in the world.

Sickle cell is inherited, meaning it is passed down from parent to child.

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Sickle Cell Plus

Bulletin board for the sickle cell community.

Please send inquiries to plus@sc101.org.

 

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Sickle Cell Stories

A page dedicated to sharing our sickle cell experiences with each other.

 

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Sickle Cell 101 Español

De celulas falciformes

educacion + conciencia

 

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Sickle Cell Français

Drepanocytose

education + sensibilisation

 

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