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Dr. Onwuemene is an Assistant Professor of Medicine-Hematology at Duke University School of Medicine. She has clinical and research interests in hemostasis/thrombosis and therapeutic apheresis, and her long-term goal is to develop and run therapeutic apheresis multi-center trials with a focus on applications of therapeutic plasma exchange in thrombotic disorders.
Laura De Castro, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Division of Hematology and Oncology. Dr. De Castro is the Director of Benign Hematology for the Institute for Transfusion Medicine and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
Dr. Rahma Warsame is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Hematology, a Diversity and Inclusion Division Leader, and a Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of Hematology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Warsame’s clinical interests include patient reported outcomes and financial toxicities in cancer.
Ify Osunkwo, MD, MPH, talks about her childhood in the Bronx and Nigeria, growing up with four sisters, and the friendship that persuaded her to specialize in sickle cell disease.
ASH Diversity Programs staff recently spoke with Dr. Solomon Ofori-Acquah, former member of ASH’s Committee on Promoting Diversity and a mentor with the Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP) about his research in Ghana with sickle cell disease (SCD) patients.
Monica Williams is a two-time participant of the ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program and will present her research during the 2018 Promoting Minorities in Hematology Presentation.
Roger Belizaire, MD, PhD, is a 2017 ASH-AMFDP Award recipient. He is a pathology instructor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Esther Obeng, MD, PhD, is a 2014 ASH-AMFDP Award recipient. She is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Justin Taylor, MD, is a 2017 ASH-AMFDP Award recipient. He is a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York.
Betty Pace, MD, discusses how she decided to become a hematologist, the importance of mentorship, and why it's important for more underrepresented minorities to be represented in medicine, particularly in hematology.
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