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Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast

Oct 20, 2020

Dr. Z and Dr. Mike sit down with the co-founder of Sick Cells and advocate extraordinaire, Ashley Valentine, to talk about her recent trip to the White House, what lobbying is, and how she is continuing to make a difference in the lives of sickle cell patients.

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Oct 6, 2020

Dr. Z and Dr. C talk to a rising star in sickle cell disease, Dr. Seethal Jacob, and her work at Riley Children’s Hospital.  

 

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Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Z and Dr. Mike sit down with legendary sickle cell physician Dr. Wally Smith from VCU School of Medicine. Wally R. Smith, MD is the first recipient of The Florence Neal Cooper Smith Professor of Sickle Cell Disease.  He also serves as the Vice-Chairman for Research of the Division of General Internal Medicine, and...


Sep 8, 2020

In episode 17 we sit down with advocate extraordinaire, Shamonica Wiggins to talk about her life as a warrior and advocate.  We discuss disparities in healthcare and lack of funding in sickle cell disease!

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Aug 25, 2020

On Episode 16, Dr C and Dr. Z welcome Dr. Jeremie Estepp, a pediatric hematologist and clinical researcher from St. Judes Research Center in Memphis, TN! The Dr's dive into talking about research and trials, including the tragic Tuskegee trial which took place between 1932 and 1972. How do researchers gain back trust in...