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The Sickle Cell Adult Provider Network (SCAPN) was established in 2002 with a mission to establish and support an interactive network for healthcare providers and investigators who serve adults with sickle cell disease.  This was the first, and remains the only, national organization that offers a home for healthcare professionals from multiple disciplines who focus on adult-oriented research, clinical care, provider education/training, mentorship and advocacy in sickle cell disease.




APRIL 30 - MAY 3, 2014





Subject: Program Update: Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration

Dear Colleagues,

HRSA’s Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Grant Program supports the creation of systemic mechanisms to improve the prevention and treatment of Sickle Cell Disease, including the coordination of service delivery for individuals with Sickle Cell Disease.

This year the program is expanding its reach by transitioning to a regional model. The new program structure will require grantees to develop multi-state partnerships.

The proposed regional structure for the HRSA Sickle Cell Regional Collaborative regions is as follows:

SCDTDP Region HRSA Regions States

North Atlantic Region HRSA Region 1 CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

Northeast Region HRSA Regions 2 and 3 DC, DE, MD, NY, NJ, PA, PR, VA, WV, VI

Southeast Region HRSA Region 4 AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN

Midwest Region HRSA Region 5 IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI

Southwest Region HRSA Region 6 AR, LA, NM, OK, TX

Heartland Region HRSA Region 7 IA, KS, MO, NE,

Prairie Region HRSA Region 8 CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY

Pacific Region HRSA Regions 9 and 10 AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NV, OR, WA, Pacific Basin

We will continue to keep you informed of program updates.

Best regards,

Edward Donnell Ivy, MD, MPH

Medical Officer, Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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