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World Sickle Cell Day

On Wednesday, June 19, GBT hosted guest speaker Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney, the CEO and Medical Director of the Michigan chapter of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA), as part of its World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD) activities. As part of GBT's support, employees were encouraged to wear their “Hope” T-shirts provided by GBT and designed by artist and SCD activist, Hertz Nazaire.

Blood Drive

Pictured Michelle Huckaby, SCDAAMI Community Health Worker, Kristal Cobb, SCDAAMI Administrative Assistant, Heather  and Tracey Moorehead, Board Members, Anastasia Worthy, SCDAAMI Youth Ambassador and Kym Worthy, SCDAAMI Board Chair.

Myths about Sickle Cell 

Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney, CEO and Medical Director of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America – Michigan Chapter and former SCDAA-MI board member Amyre Makupson discuss myths surrounding sickle cell and facts of the disease.