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Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee Roster

Committee Roster, October 2010

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

COATES, Thomas, M.D.
Section Head for Hematology
Director, Sickle/Hemoglobinopathy Program,
Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Professor of Pediatrics & Pathology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
4650 Sunset Blvd. MS54
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tel: (323) 361-2352
Fax: (323) 361-3124
Email: tcoates@chla.usc.edu

GALLIN, Elaine K., Ph.D.
Senior Advisor
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
650 Fifth Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 974-7104
Fax: (212) 974-7590
Email: EGallin@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
Email: Nigel_Key@med.unc.edu
Admin. Asst.: Christine_hill@med.unc.edu

MACHADO, Roberto F., M.D.
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, ILL 60612
Tel: (312) 996-8039
Fax: (312) 996-4665
Email: machador@uic.edu

MALIK, Punam, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Program Leader
Hematology and Gene Therapy Program
Director, Translational Core Laboratory
Division of Experimental Hematology & Cancer Biology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
MLC 7013
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
Tel: (513) 636-8588
Fax: (513) 636-1350
Email: Punam.Malik@cchmc.org

PARISE, Leslie, Ph.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
Email: parise@med.unc.edu
Admin. Asst: Amanda Chang
Tel: (919) 962-1058
Fax: (919) 966-2852
Email: 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
Email: 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
Email: 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, VA 23298-0306
Tel: (804) 828-6938
Fax: (804) 828-4862
Email: 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: (774) 880-6381
Fax: (774) 880-3223
Email: a-thompson@northwestern.edu

Office of the Director Staff, DBDR

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
Email: 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
Email: 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


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

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
Email: 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
Email: harvathl@nhlbi.nih.gov

Manjit Hanspal
Program Director,
Blood Diseases Program
Tel: ( 301) 435-0050
Fax: (301) 480-0868
Email: Hanspalm@nih.gov

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

Ellen Werner, Ph.D.
Program Director
Blood Diseases Program
Tel: (301) 435-0050
Fax: (301) 480-0868
Email: wernere@nih.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
Email: david.e.mccune@us.army.mil

R. Lorraine Brown RN, BS, CPHP
Sickle Cell Disease Programs Project Officer
5600 Fishers Lane
Parklawn Bldg. Rm. 18A-19
Rockville, MD 20857
Tel: (301) 443-9775
Fax: (301) 443-1797
E-Mail: lbrown@HRSA.GOV

Last Updated December 2010

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