2018 Conference

The Faculty of Dentistry, Medicine & Pharmacy
in conjunction with the Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta are the proud hosts of the:

2018 (Re)imagining Health Conference

November 16th & 17th, 2018
Edmonton Clinic Academy of Health

We thank you for your support of and attendance at this conference.

HOST
Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta

 


PLATINUM SPONSOR
Bioverativ

 


SILVER SPONSOR
Canada’s Health Institute Presidents Fund

 


SILVER SPONSOR
Global Blood Therapeutics

 


IN-KIND SPONSOR
Diversity Magazine

 


ADDITIONAL SUPPORT
Grant Allocation for Research of Rare Blood Diseases

 


We would also like to thank those that presented at the (RE)Imagining Health conference. For details regarding those that presented, please see here for our program of below for our speakers’ bios and slides.

 

Program


Dr. Lakiea J. Bailey,Ph.D.

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Gilda A. Barabino

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Courtney Fitzhugh,
M.D.

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Dr. Gregory Guilcher,
M.D., FRCPC, FAAP

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Sarah Hall ,
MHS, PA-C

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Dr. Carl E. James,
Ph.D, FRSC

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John Jayachandran,
Ph.D.

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Dr. Emily Riehm Meier,
MD, MSHS

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Dr. Isaac Odame,
MB ChB, MRCP (UK), FRCPath, FRCPC

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Dr. Santosh L. Saraf,
MD

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Carrie Starnes,
CCLS, LRT/CTRS

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Dr. Jean Walrond ,
Ph.D.

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Valissa Providence

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We hope to have filming from the (RE)imagining health conference available for you in the early new year. This will be listed on the Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta’s Facebook page in the near future.
 

Did you know?

The only known cure for Sickle Cell Disease is a stem cell transplant (or bone marrow transplant). Due to the significant risks involved in this procedure, including life-threatening complications, it is rarely an option for sickle cell patients.