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SCDAA Releases Comments on the CDC’s Opioid Guidelines

  • May 16, 2022
  • Emma Day

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently drafted an update to its guidelines for prescribing opioids and reached out... Continue Reading

SCDAA recognized for leadership

  • May 6, 2022
  • Emma Day

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America received the Abbey S. Meyers Leadership Award from the National Organization for Rare Disorders.... Continue Reading

SCDAA names Regina Hartfield CEO

  • December 9, 2021
  • Emma Day

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) named Regina Hartfield as CEO and president effective Jan. 14, 2022. Hartfield has served... Continue Reading

SCDAA Announces Change in Leadership

  • November 11, 2021
  • Emma Day

Beverley Francis-Gibson will be stepping down as SCDAA’s fifth President and CEO on November 12, 2021, after serving the organization for... Continue Reading

SCDAA News Advisory: Salmonella and Sickle Cell Disease

  • October 22, 2021
  • admin

Over the past few months, more than 1,000 people in the U.S.A. and Canada were infected with a bacteria called Salmonella.... Continue Reading

SCDAA launches clinical trial finder

  • October 13, 2021
  • admin

HANOVER, Md.—The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America launched a sickle cell disease clinical trial finder, a centralized, simple-to-navigate website to... Continue Reading

SCDAA holds 49th annual national convention virtually

  • October 5, 2021
  • admin

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America will hold its 49th annual national convention virtually this year from Tuesday, Oct. 12,... Continue Reading

MARAC Advisory Statement Update About COVID-19 Vaccines

  • October 1, 2021
  • admin

September 24, 2021 — News about COVID-19 continues to move quickly as we weather the pandemic. The Sickle Cell Disease Association... Continue Reading

GBT and Sickle Cell Disease Association of America to Host 10th Annual Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Therapeutics Conference

  • September 8, 2021
  • admin

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to deliver keynote SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and BALTIMORE – September... Continue Reading

MARAC Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance

  • September 7, 2021
  • admin

August 26, 2021 – The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Medical and Research Advisory Committee has released two statements with... Continue Reading