2nd Annual Sickle Cell Disease Conference To Be Held September 19-20

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2nd Annual Sickle Cell Disease Conference To Be Held September 19-20

Conference hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, the Duke University School of Nursing and the National Institute on Minority Health

 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.—Sept. 11, 2014) — The the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing and the National Institutes of Health-National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities are joining forces for the second year to host “Improving Healthcare for Individuals and Families Living with Sickle Cell Disease,” on September 19 and 20 in Durham.

 

The conference will be held at the Duke University School of Nursing and aims to provide information for healthcare providers, patients and families affected by Sickle Cell Disease. Healthcare providers, students, individuals living with SCD and their family members are invited to attend.

 

Registration for healthcare providers is $25 per day, students $10 per day. There is no charge to community members or individuals and families living with SCD. The September 19 session is closed.

 

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More information: http://nursing.duke.edu/sites/default/files/research/sicklecell-conf_flyer_p4b-final.pdf

 

Register: http://events.duke.edu/sicklecell2014

 

Conference contact: Najla McClain, (919) 684-6438, najla.mcclain@duke.edu

UNC School of Nursing contact: Meagen Voss, (919) 966-4619 vossm@email.unc.edu