• National HRSA grant Sub-Awardee for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Peer to Peer Mentoring Program

  • National Institutes of Health Award of Service

  • Sickle Cell Advocates of the Year  


Phyllis Z. Thomas Award of Merit


Hurricane Harvey Hero for sickle cell families


Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Award for work in Health Disparities in sickle cell disease


Established the Sickle Cell Association of Houston


Don't you mess with Texas! Senator Borri
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*President & CEO pictured with Honorable Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee who kindly acknowledges our efforts and thanked us for RE-IGNITING sickle cell disease in Houston.

leading by example

Compelled by the stories of sickle cell Warriors, the lives that were lost, and the lives that are still being impacted by the devastation of the disease, State of Texas Representative Jarvis Johnson swiftly moved into action; filing four historic and significant legislative bills for Texans living with sickle cell disease. 

Mayor Sylvester Turner

Taking the Chance

On Innovative Approaches to Caring for the Sickle Cell Community

It is with absolute humility that we say thank you to our city leadership who not only work from a place passion but they also work with a compassionate heart in ensuring that all Houstonians impacted by SCD are with the tools, services, and resources they need that hopefully yield optimum and healthier outcomes. 

Director Houston Health Department

Stephen Williams