Leadership and Staff


John Strouse, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Adult Sickle Cell Program
Project Director, N.C. State Sickle Cell Program 


Regina D. Crawford, MD
Physician, 2N Clinic 

Nirmish Shah

​Nirmish Shah, MD
Director, Transition Clinic Program 


Marilyn J. Telen, MD
Transfusion Medicine 

Ashley Cole, PA

​Ranitha Dep, ANP-C
Nurse Practitioner, 2N Clinic

Joy Curry, NP

Roy Guerrette, RN
Clinical Nurse II

Melissa Pitts-Gordon, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker

Clinical Psychologist

Alison Cox, BSN, RN-BC
Triage/2N Clinic Nurse

Sandra Claiborne
Staff Assistant

Tiffany Bell, MSW
Sickle Cell Educator

Christle Cameron
Clinical Trials Assistant I

Linda Wilkins
Business Manager
Division of Hematology