Category Archives


New Publications Emphasize Inequities in Pediatric SCD Care

  • September 22, 2022
  • Emma Day

This week, two new publications call attention to the barriers to care children with SCD face. Prioritizing Sickle Cell Disease, an article co-authored... Continue Reading

Tools for Sickle Cell Awareness Month You Don’t Want to Miss

  • August 29, 2022
  • Emma Day

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Check out these helpful tools and learn more about how to support sickle cell warriors!... Continue Reading

Member Organization Sickle Cell Awareness Month Events 2022

  • August 29, 2022
  • Emma Day

Join an SCDAA member organization at one of these great events this September! The Amazing Race 5K/1K | Starts September 1 |... Continue Reading

Memorial Service for Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong

  • June 22, 2022
  • Emma Day

Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, a visionary sickle cell doctor and advocate, passed away on May 7, 2022, at 76. A memorial service... Continue Reading

SCDAA names chief financial officer

  • June 15, 2022
  • Emma Day

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America named Reginald Hart Jr. as chief financial officer. Hart brings more than 20 years... Continue Reading

In Memory of Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong

  • May 10, 2022
  • Emma Day

We are devastated to learn of the death of Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Dr. Ohene-Frempong was a... Continue Reading

SCDAA partners with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

  • March 17, 2022
  • Emma Day

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) partnered with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. to increase awareness about sickle cell... Continue Reading

Support the CDC’s World Sickle Cell Day Social Media Campaign!

  • March 15, 2022
  • Emma Day

Have you experienced barriers to care in the emergency department? In recognition of World Sickle Cell Day on June 19, the Centers... Continue Reading

SCDAA Celebrate Black History Month: Prodigy

  • February 25, 2022
  • Emma Day

Our final #BlackHistoryMonth highlight is dedicated to rapper and sickle cell warrior Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, one-half of the iconic 90’s rap... Continue Reading

SCDAA Celebrates Black History Month: Paul Williams

  • February 18, 2022
  • Emma Day

Meet Paul Williams, one of the founding members of the legendary Motown group The Temptations. Williams began singing as a kid... Continue Reading