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GITVC Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Understanding the Positive Impact of Clinical Trials, Blood Donations and Genetic Counseling

Date Tue, Sep 28
Time 7: 00 PM - 8: 00 PM
Location Virtual


GITVC presents: Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Understanding the Positive Impact of Clinical Trials, Blood Donations and Genetic Counseling. This event will be held, virtually, on September 28, 2021 from 7 PM - 8 PM.

Join us to learn about the importance of understanding the sickle cell disease and the positive impact genetic counselors can have on education, support and more. We will also discuss how participants are protected in research studies that contribute to the growing knowledge of sickle cell disease. Guest Speakers are James Taylor VI, MD; Director of the Center for Sickle Cell Disease at Howard University, and Barbara Harrison, MS; Certified Genetic Counselor at Howard University. The event will be moderated by Finie Richardson, Ph.D., MPH. 

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