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Sickle Cell Disease Virtual Forum: Historically Black Colleges and Universities 16-Day Challenge
You’re invited to the Sickle Cell Disease Virtual Forum: Historically Black Colleges and Universities 16-Day Challenge hosted by the American Red Cross. Join us and our distinguished panelists and guests as we bring together and encourage African American students to become lifelong blood donors. This event will also celebrate and honor the “father of the blood bank”; Dr. Charles R. Drew, the first Medical Director of American Red Cross Blood Services, an African American surgeon, educator, and scientist who helped shape the blood services industry.
Niva Charles, Sickle Cell Fighter Howard University Student
Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson, DNP, MSN, RN-BC Hampton University
Yvette Miller M.D., American Red Cross, Medical Director
Lametra Scott Ph.D., Mother of Sickle Cell Fighter
Date & Time:
Thursday, June 3, 2021
5:50 PM – 7:00 PM (EST)
This event has ended.
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