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Friday, July 26 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Let's Talk about Trait: Research, Screening, Prevention, Pain, Ethnicity, Mental Health

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There's so much that's not covered in the 5 minutes dedicated to sickle cell trait in a medical school curriculum. This session focuses on risks and protective factors associated with sickle cell trait primarily in sports and the military.

Presenters
avatar for Dr. Stephen Boateng, Pharm.D, RPH

Dr. Stephen Boateng, Pharm.D, RPH

Sickle Cell 101
Dr. Stephen Boateng is a passionate advocate and spokesperson for sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait. As a pharmacist by training, his passion in healthcare stems from his sister living with sickle cell disease and him being a sickle cell trait carrier. Dr. Boateng’s current... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Tomia Austin

Dr. Tomia Austin

As One Foundation
Tomia Austin, DrPH, a behavioral scientist, health educator and researcher is also the Executive Director of the As One Foundation that was established with a mission to help empower youth to unlock & unleash their full potential through athletics, education and spiritual enrichment. Since... Read More →
avatar for Farron Dozier

Farron Dozier

SFC, Retired, US Army, Executive Director and Content Producer:Since the age of 5 I had pain in my left arm which doctors related it to growing pains. I found I had Sickle Cell Trait after 10 years in the Army in 1999. In 2006 after collapsing at the Master Sgt Academy completing... Read More →


Friday July 26, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Prairie B

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