The Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease cordially invites you to the 5th Annual World Sickle Cell Day Symposium -Sickle Cell Legislation and Advocacy, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm., to be held in the Walter Lester Henry, Jr. MD Towers Auditorium. Invited speakers are Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Cory Booker (D-IL) and Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL) to discuss sickle cell legislation and the recently passed H.R.2410 — Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2017 — 115th Congress (2017-2018).
Dr. Sophie Lanzkron, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine will explain and give updates on the Benefits of Dedicated Treatment Centers for Patients.
Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Ave., N.W. — Walter Lester Henry, Jr. MD Towers Auditorium
Washington, DC 20060