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Saturday, July 27 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Truth about Sickle Cell Trait & Cancer

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Sickle cell trait is characterized as a benign condition. It is also an unfortunate truth that it is classified as the top non-injury killer of collegiate athletes. Yet, there is also a rare but grave association with kidney cancer. Hear personal accounts from parents of #TraitWarriors gone too soon.

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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 →

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avatar for Ritchie Johnson, MBA, BSN, RN

Ritchie Johnson, MBA, BSN, RN

Ritchie Johnson is a Mother, Registered Nurse, Author, Speaker and Advocate. She is the Founder and President of the Chris “CJ” Johnson Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) 3 non-profit charity organization located in Sugar Land, Texas. She holds a BSN from Texas Woman’s University in... Read More →


Saturday July 27, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
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