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Medical and Research Advisory Committee (MARAC)

Kim Smith-Whitley, M.D.


Clinical Director
Division ofHematology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
341h & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Biree Andemariam, M.D.

MARAC Vice Chair

Hematologist/Oncologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Connecticut Health Center
115 Scarborough Street
Hartford, CT 06105

Lennette J. Benjamin, M.D.

Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Hospital Medical Center
111 East 21oth Street
Bronx, NY 10467

Kenneth Bridges

Medical Director
Oncology Supportive Care
Amgen, Inc.
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

Mary E. Brown

President and CEO
Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California
6133 Bristol Pkwy
Culver City, CA 90230

Ann Earles, B.S., P.N.P

Clinical Information Specialist
68-1979 Lina Poepoe Street
Waikoloa, HI 96738

Josephine R. Fowler, M.D.,

VP of Academic Affairs
JPS Health Network
1500 South Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Clinton Joiner, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Cincinnati Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Children's Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College ofMedicine
Department of Pediatrics
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229

Philippe Leboulch, M.D.

Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine/Genetics
NRB 466c
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Julie Kanter, M.D.

Director of Sickle Cell Center of Southern Louisiana
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Tulane University School of Medicine
1415 Tulane Avenue, SL-37
New Orleans, LA 70112

Solomon Ofori-Acquah, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Services
Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
2015 Uppergate Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322

Kwaku Ohene-Frempong

Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Pennsylvania
Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Clarice Reid, M.D.

Director, Division of Blood and Resources (retired)
National Institutes of Health
9715 Fernwood Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MSW, MPH

Professor, Public Health
Research and Practice
Director, UNCG Center for
Social, Community and Health
Resources and Evaluation
Department of Public Health
Education School ofHealth and Human Performance
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
437 HHP Building
1408 Walker Avenue
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

Wanda Whitten-Shurney

CEO/Medical Director
SCDAA Michigan Chapter
Assistant Clinical Professor
Wayne State University School of Medicine
18516 James Couzens Fwy
Detroit, MI 48235

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