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Empowerment Webinar Series 2020

Empowerment Webinar Series 2020


Empowerment-Webinar-Series-2020We are taking our Empowerment Conference online!

Join us for our brand new two-part Empowerment Webinar Series. Our first webinar session will kick off on Saturday, April 25, 2020, from 11 AM to 12:30 PM. Hear from world-renowned sickle cell physician, Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney about the latest in sickle cell research and treatments. This session will also feature Dr. Ee’a Jones, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Dr. Modupe Idowu, Associate Professor – Division of Hematology, Associate Director – UT Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program, and Medical Director – UTP Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. Agenda for April 25th:

  • 11 AM – 11:10 AM – President & CEO of the SCATMTF, Ms. Linda Thomas Wade – Introductions
  • 11:10 AM – 11:50 AM  – Dr. Wanda Shurney – Sickle Cell 101
  • 11:50 AM -12:10 PM – Dr. Modupe Idowu – Sickle Cell and COVID-19
  • 12:10 PM – 12:30 PM – Dr. Ee’a Jones – Coping During COVID-19

We will be hosting the second part of our series on Saturday, May 2, 2020, from 11 AM to 12:30 PM. This event will feature Dr. Melissa Frei-Jones, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist, Dr. Fasipe Titi, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, and Emily O’Shea, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Our speakers will discuss new sickle cell treatments and best practices to keep you and your family feeling safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proposed agenda for May 2nd:

  • 11-11:15 AM – President & CEO of the SCATMTF, Ms. Linda Thomas Wade – Introductions
  • 11:15-11:40 AM  – Dr. Melissa Frei-Jones – Newest Treatments in Sickle Cell
  • 11:40 AM -12:05 PM –  Dr. Fasipe Titi – Best Practices During the Pandemic
  • 12:05 – 12:30 PM – LCSW Emily O’Shea – Anxiety and Panic in the Pandemic

The first 50 families to register AND attend both sessions will receive a $20 Walmart e-gift card. Register for one or both sessions below. Please note, REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 1 PM CST ON FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2020.

For questions, please reach out to or (512) 458-9767.

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Location: REMOTE
Date: May 2, 2020
Duration: 1 Day