Marsha Treadwell, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with a long-standing interest in sickle cell disease and translational research, with a primary focus on physiologic and psychological aspects of treatment and outcome. Dr. Treadwell uses a unique combination of community outreach and clinical research to impact treatment outcome in this painful disease. Employing multi-component interventions to increase sickle cell trait counseling and testing in targeted communities, Dr. Treadwell is working to broaden community support for sickle cell programs and to implement intensive support strategies for families of children diagnosed with sickle cell disease that foster a sense of empowerment and collaborative disease management, and improve global well being.



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