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The Sickle Cell Podcast

The Sickle Cell Podcast

By Sickle Cell 101
Talking about all things sickle cell related, sharing warrior experiences and providing sickle cell related education.
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The Sickle Cell Podcast

Sickle Cell + Taught Me (Sickle Cell Awareness Month 2020)
We're sharing stories, responses and discussing the theme of this year's Sickle Cell Awareness Month, "Sickle Cell Taught Me..." Current event links: Black Blood Matters: Sickle Cell Patients Should Have Medical Exemption in the UK: Millions of Americans carry the sickle cell trait, many without knowing it. Could they be at risk for severe Covid-19?: When Actions Speak Louder Than Words — Racism and Sickle Cell Disease:
September 17, 2020
Curing My Sickle Cell Disease and Lupus Feat. Rhiannon and Scherika Perry
A 'Why Sickle Cell' episode featuring Rhiannon and her mother Scherika's inspiring journey to cure Rhiannon's sickle cell disease and lupus. An honest look into what it takes to undergo a bone marrow transplant. A huge thank you to Be the Match for sponsoring this episode. For more information about Be the Match, visit:
August 20, 2020
Sickle Cell + Managing Pain From Home
Adult hematologist Dr. Julie Kanters talks about managing sickle cell pain at home, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 13, 2020
Sickle Cell + COVID-19 + Mental Health
Featuring sickle cell clinical psychologist, Marsha Treadwell, PhD, we're talking about mental health, COVID-19 and tips and tricks to stay level headed and positive during these challenging times.
March 26, 2020
Sickle Cell + Physicals
Let's get physicals!! We're back with our first episode of 2020, celebrating Black History Month, testing for sickle cell trait and getting physicals... with a side of cheese. 🧀
February 28, 2020
Why Sickle Cell? Feat. Ade Adeyokunnu
Sickle cell disease doesn't stop him. He received his MBA and traveled throughout Asia while doing it. This 'Why Sickle Cell?' series episode features Ade Adeyokunnu and how he navigates advocacy, higher education and travel.
August 22, 2019
Sickle Cell + World Sickle Cell Day
This one's for the 10th anniversary of World Sickle Cell Day.  🎉 Learn facts that you can share with your family and friends for World Sickle Cell Day!
June 19, 2019
Sickle Cell + Mental Health
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This episode features psychologist and epidemiologist Dr. Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MHS and delves into mental health in sickle cell disease.
May 16, 2019
Why Sickle Cell? Feat. Dr. Oladipo Cole
What do you get when you're an individual living with sickle cell disease and a physician? You get Dr. Oladipo Cole.  This 'Why Sickle Cell?' series episode features Dr. Cole and how he navigates living with sickle cell disease and being a physician.
March 21, 2019
Introducing the 'Why Sickle Cell' series
They say sickle cell chooses you, so we ask experts, patients and everyone in between why they're invested in sickle cell, while learning about their experience with sickle cell.
March 21, 2019
Sickle Cell + Blood Transfusion
Talking with guest Dr. Q all about blood transfusions - types, benefits and risks, hydroxyurea, alternatives and more. Definitely for the nerds! 🤓
February 22, 2019
Sickle Cell + Mistreatment
Talking about the mistreatment we endure in healthcare settings. Articles: • ‘Every time it’s a battle’: In excruciating pain, sickle cell patients are shunted aside - • Sickle cell patients face a ‘fight for everything’ — even attention -
January 31, 2019
Sickle Cell + Trait
Happy Sickle Cell Awareness Month! Stephen nerds out on everything sickle cell trait, hence the length of the episode. This episode delivers our usual cheese, so enjoy! :)
September 10, 2018
Sickle Cell + History
Celebrating sickle cell greats like King Tut, Walter Clement Noel and more.
August 17, 2018
Sickle Cell Today
A sickle cell warrior and a pharmacist with sickle cell trait chatting about the current state of sickle cell and looking to the future. Also featuring a Warrior Story about overcoming priapism. Bear with our cheesiness, it our first episode! Stephen's WSCD piece: Friends? Sickle Cell 101's Social Media -Facebook: Sickle Cell 101 -Instagram: @sicklecell101 -Twitter: @sicklecell101 Subscribe to get alerts on new episodes!
June 19, 2018
The Sickle Cell Podcast Promo
Sickle Cell 101's educational podcast with sickle cell related topics. If you have any sickle cell related questions for the show, please send them in to
March 7, 2018