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Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee Roster

Committee Roster, March 2010

BENZ, Edward Jr. M.D.
President
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Director, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
44 Binney Street
Boston, MA 02115-6084
Tel: (617) 232-4266
Fax: (617) 632-2161
E-mail: edward_benz@dfci.harvard.edu
Admin: Sharon Olsen
E-mail: Sharon_Olsen@dfci.harvard.edu

BENDER, M.A. M.D., Ph.D. (2010)
Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Mailstop D5-390
1100 Fairview Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109
Tel: (206) 667-4125
Fax: (206) 667-4937
E-mail: mbender@fhcrc.org

COATES, Thomas M.D.
Section Head for Hematology
Director, Sickle/Hemoglobinopathy Prg.
Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Professor of Pediatrics & Pathology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
4650 Sunset Blvd. MS54
Los Angeles, CA a 90027
Ph: 323-361-2352
Fax: 323-361-3124
E-mail: tcoates@chla.usc.edu

GALLIN, Elaine K., Ph.D.
Program Director for Medical Research
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
650 Fifth Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 974-7106
Fax: (212) 974-7590
E-mail: EGallin@ddcf.org
Web: www.ddcf.org/mrp
Admin: Leslie Engel
E-mail: LEngel@DDCF.ORG

KEY, Nigel M.D.
Professor of Medicine
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department of Hematology/Oncology
98 Manning Drive
932 Mary Ellen Jones Building
CB#7035
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Tel: (919) 966-3311
Fax: (919) 843-4896
E-mail: Nigel_key@med.unc.edu
Admin: Christine_hill@med.unc.edu

MACHADO, Roberto F., MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep and Allergy
University of Illinois Chicago
840 S Wood Street
Room 920-N, Clinical Science Building,
MC 719
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-8039
Fax: (312) 996-4665
E-mail: machador@uic.edu

MALIK, Punam, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director, Molecular and Gene Therapy
Division of Experimental Hematology
Deputy Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Prg. Division of Hematology Oncology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Ctr.
MLC 7013, 3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
Tel: (513) 636-8588
Fax: (513) 636-1330
E-mail: Punam.Malik@cchmc.org

PARISE, Leslie, M.D.
Chair
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
3016 Genetic Medicine Bldg
University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7260
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Tel: 919.966.2238
Fax: 919.966.2852
E-mail: parise@med.unc.edu
Admin: Amanda Chang
Tel: 919-962-1058
Fax: 919-966-2852
E-mail: ahc@med.unc.edu

PERRINE, Susan, M.D. Director, Hemoglobinopathy-Thalassemia
Research Unit Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine,
Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Boston University School of Medicine
715 Albany Street, L-908
Boston, MA 02118
Tel: (617) 638-5639
Fax: (617) 638-4176
E-mail: sperrine@bu.edu

SAUNTHARARAJAH, Yogen, M.D.
Associate Professor
Cleveland Clinic/Case Western Reserve
University
Taussig Cancer Center
9500 Euclid Avenue, MC R40
Cleveland, OH 44195
Tel: (216) 444-8170
Fax: (216) 636-2498
E-mail: saunthy@ccf.org

SMITH, Wally, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Division
Of Quality Health Care
Medical Director, Center on Health Disparities, Department of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
MCV Campus, Box 980306
1200 E. Broad Street
Room W10W-402
Richmond, VC 23298-0306
Tel: (804) 828-6938
Fax: (804) 828-4862
E-mail: wrsmith@vcu.edu

THOMPSON, Alexis A. M.D. MPH
Director of Hematology
Children's Memorial Hospital
2300 Children's Plaza, Box #30
Chicago, ILL 60614
Tel: (773) 880-6381
Fax: (773) 880-3223
E-mail: a-thompson@northwestern.edu

DBDR STAFF

W. Keith Hoots, M.D.
Director, DBDR
Division of Blood Diseases & Resources
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9136
Bethesda, MD 20879
Tel: (301) 435-0080
Fax: (301) 480-0867
E-mail: hootswk@nhlbi.nih.gov

Donna DiMichele, M.D.
Deputy Director, DBDR
Division of Blood Diseases & Resources
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9132
Bethesda, MD 20879
Tel: (301) 435-0080
Fax: (301) 480-0867
E-mail: dimicheledm@nhlbi.nih.gov

Ms. Petronella Barrow
Office Manager/Meeting Coordinator
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9030A
MSC 7950
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7950
Tel: (301) 435-0080
Fax. (301) 480-0867
E-mail: barrowp@nih.gov

Jonathan Goldsmith, M.D.
Program Director
Blood Diseases Program
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9156
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: (301) 435-0050
Fax: (301) 480-0868
E-mail: goldsmithj@mail.nih.gov

Liana Harvath, Ph.D.
Special Advisor to Director, DBDR
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9156
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: (301) 435-0050
Fax: (301) 480-0868
E-mail: harvathl@nhlbi.nih.gov

Pankaj Qasba, Ph.D.
Program Director
Blood Diseases Program
Tel: (301) 435-0050
Fax: (301) 480-0868
E-mail: Pankajq@nih.gov

Ellen Werner, Ph.D.
Program Director
Blood Diseases Program
Tel: (301) 435-0050
Fax: (301) 480-0868
E-mail: wernere@nih.gov

Blood Diseases Program

Harvey Luksenburg, M.D.
Chief, Blood Diseases Program
Division of Blood Diseases & Resources
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9160
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Tel: (301) 435-0050
Fax: (301) 480-0868
E-mail: luksenburgh@mail.nih.gov

R. Lorraine Brown RN, BS, CPHP
Sickle Cell Disease Programs Project Officer
5600 Fishers Lane
Parklawn Bldg. Rm18A-19
Rockville, MD 20857
Tel: (301) 443-9775
Fax: (301) 443-1797
E-mail: lbrown@HRSA.GOV

Dr. Marie Earley
Research Microbiologist
DLS/NCEH, Mail Stop F19
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724
Tel: (770) 488-7828
Fax: (770) 488-7459
E-mail: mee9@CDC.GOV

ALTERNATE

LTC David E. McCune, MD, MPH
Acting Consultant to the Surgeon
General of the Army
Hematology and Oncology
ATTN: MCHJ-MHO
9040 Fitzsimmons Dr.
Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, WA 98431
Tel: (253) 968-2504
Fax: (253) 968-1136
E-mail: david.e.mccune@us.army.mil

Last Updated December 2010

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