We are happy to
inform you that once again Duke and UNC have collaborated to become
one of the ten centers that are to receive a National Institute
of Health (NIH) 5-year grant to conduct research and to provide
diagnosis, counseling, medical care and education for Sickle Cell
Disease and related disorders.
Welcome to the
Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
The Duke University Comprehensive Sickle
Cell Center was founded in the late 1970's by Dr. wendell F. Rosse
in order to provide the best possible comprehensive care to patients
with sickle cell disease. Directed by Marilyn J. Telen,
M.D., it continues to provide to both adults and children
with comprehensive services, including medical care, social services,
psychological support, education and genetic counseling.
Dr. Wendell F. Ross
Founded in the late 1970's by the now retired Wendell F. Rosse, M.D., Florence
McAllister Professor of Medicine, the Duke Comprehensive Sickle
Cell Center, following the tradition set by its founder, has been
committed to a standard of excellence in its comprehensive services
to patients with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies
throughout North Carolina.