100 Years Later, Where are We With Sickle Cell

100 Years Later, Where are We With Sickle Cell” is the Topic of Victorian Luncheon & Tea Keynote Speaker

A Victorian Luncheon & Tea with a Flare of Fashion will be held on September 15 from 1- 4 p.m. at the Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. This 8th annual “Victorian Tea” was the brain child of Dr. Catherine Collins and supports the Women’s Health Radio Show on AM 1400 and other health programs for women.

Tickets are $50, and $75 for Angel Tickets. Make checks payable to Victorian Committee.

The guest speaker will be Dr. Cassandra Dobson. Her topic: “100 Years Later Where Are We With Sickle Cell Disease: How Long Do We Wait?” Dr. Cassandra Dobson is currently an Associate Professor at Lehman College and Director of Undergraduate education.

She has held many positions among them: Senior clinical preceptor, Clinical Instructor, Home Care Nurse, Clinical Care Coordinator, Nurse Manager, Assistant Director of Nursing, Quality Management Analyst in Research. She completed a post doctorate in Epidemiology and Public Health, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University.

She has worked extensively in the field of Sickle Cell Anemia. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Coalition for Concerned Medial Professionals. Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network and their Vice President. She has received acknowledgments for her work with sickle cell disease from many organizations.