NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee



- NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee

Walters, Mark C.

Jordan Family Director UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Oakland, CA

- NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee

High, Katherine A.

Spark Therapeutics

Philadelphia, PA


Kanter-Washko, Julie

Director, Sickle Cell Disease Research Associate Professor

Pediatric Heme-Onc Medical University of S. Carolina

Charleston, SC

Klings, Elizabeth

Boston University School of Medicine-Center for Excellence in SCD Medical Director

Boston, MS

Pace, Betty Sue

Francis J. Tedesco Distinguished Chair Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Panepinto, Julie A.

Children’s Hospital Wisconsin Medical College of Wisconsin

Professor of Pediatrics Division of Hematology/Oncology

Milwaukee, WI

Porteus, Matthew H.

Stanford University School of Medicine Associate Professor Dept. of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell

Stanford, CA

Robertson, Derek A.

The Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association, President

Ellicott City, MD

Vercellotti, Gregory M.

University of Minnesota Medical School- Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology, & Transportation

Minneapolis, MN


Whitten-Shurney, Wanda J.

Wayne State University School of Medicine Chief Executive Officer SCD Association of America, Michigan Chapter, Assistant Clinical Professor

Detroit, MI

Zeltzer, Lonnie K.

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Director, Pediatric Pain & Palliative Care Program

Las Angeles, CA

Ex Officio
- NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee

Collins, Francis S., MD, PHD

Director, National Institures of Health

Bethesda, MD

Executive Secretary
- NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee

Hoots, W. Keith, MD

Director, Division of Blood Diseases and Resources

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Bethesda, MD