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Training Years: 2014-2015

Training Site: UNC Project Malawi

Country: Malawi

Mentors: Satish Gopal, MD, MPH; Nigel Key, MD

Title: Establishing sickle cell diagnostics and characterizing a pediatric sickle cell disease (SCD) cohort in Malawi

Project Objectives:  To determine what hemoglobin variants are represented among clinically diagnosed SCD patients in Lilongwe, and to determine clinical characteristics and complications among children with confirmed SCD in this setting.

NIH Support:  Fulbright- Fogarty fellowship postdoctoral training award

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