Phillips-Winn Memorial Medicine Grand Rounds: Sickle Cell Disease and the Science of Race

November 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Medicine Grand Rounds
Shawn M. Bediako, PhD

We are excited to offer Medicine Grand Rounds in a virtual format per University restrictions on large meetings. Please do not attend in person but make sure to watch this presentation on your computers or devices. Dr. Bediako is is the Director of the Office of Education (Division of Intramural Research) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, where he and his team oversee the recruitment, retention, and scholarly development activities of trainees within the intramural labs. His research examines the ways in which stigma impacts the illness experience of adults living with sickle cell disease, the world's most common blood disorder. He is currently on leave as Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). This session will be moderated by John J. Strouse, MD, PhD, associate professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Hematology and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology) and Director of the Adult Sickle Cell program.

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Medicine Grand Rounds is a weekly topic- and case-based presentation by members of the faculty of the Department of Medicine