Sickle Cell Partners of the Carolinas presented “Sickle Cell Disease… Let’s Talk About It” on Saturday, September 9, 2017.  This day conference featured a myriad of topics designed to engage patients, families and the at-large community and to build broader awareness about the challenges of sickle cell disease and how patients and families may be able to get beyond those challenges. Our keynote luncheon speaker was Howard University President, Wayne A.I. Frederick, M.D., MBA.