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Thursday, July 25


The Responsibilities of the SC Male
The Sickle Cell Champions Association will direct the Champions Mentoring arc of the M.A.N. Workshop. The Team will educate SC youth and adults through promoting awareness and self-advocacy.

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Marcus McKinley

I am Marcus McKinley, a 34 year old male entrepreneaur living with, advocating, and conquering sickle cell disease. I am originally from a small Mississippi Delta city of about 40,000 inhabitants named Greenville.  Greenville is where I was diagnosed with sickle cell type SS at the... Read More →
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Kadeem Gayle

Kadeem Gayle was born in Boston, MA, at an early age Gayle was diagnosed with sickle cell disease.Gayle is a graduate candidate at DREW University, he holds a BA from American International Collegeand an MFA from Adelphi University. He has found writing to be a positive outlet especially... Read More →

Thursday July 25, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Prairie B
Friday, July 26


SCCA Presents- Sickle cell and men’s health: priapism and other concerns
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Dr. James Eckman

Professor Emeritus Hematology and Medical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Eckman practiced academic medicine for more than 41 years establishing the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, the world’s first 24-hour, comprehensive acute care sickle cell program, which presently serves a patient population of more than 1,000 active patients from a... Read More →

Friday July 26, 2019 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Prairie B


Warriors After Dark: Warrior Men
An after-hours meeting of the SC male mind. Presented by SCCA.

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Clayton Andrews, LAPC

President, Treatment Team Facilitator, Behavioral Health Counselor, Sickle Cell Champions Association
Clayton Andrews is a 36-year-old patient with Sickle Cell Disease, residing in Augusta GA. An advocate, mentor and father of four, Clayton is an LAPC and graduate from Troy University with a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology. His primary focus is the enablement and development... Read More →

Friday July 26, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Blue Stem 3
Saturday, July 27


Relationships in the SCD Male Population
Focusing on helping the Sickle Cell Male find balance in life's explorations. A workshop and sharing of wisdom in an effort to help the Sickle Cell Male strategize fulfillment and support in the Sickle Cell Male's Life. 

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Ulysse Guerrier

Ulysse is the Coordinator of the Sickle Cell Program out of TAIBU Community Health Centre where he runs a support group for adults living with the disease. He began the Sickle Cell Program in 2011 as a research project to gather data and to show the many needs of individuals... Read More →

Saturday July 27, 2019 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Prairie B