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Research on sickle cell disease

Dr. Shannon Phillips
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Dr. Shannon Phillips

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shannon Phillips about research related to monitoring and managing sickle cell disease symptoms in children. Dr. Phillips is an Associate Professor in the college of Nursing at MUSC, and the lead researcher on a study related to children with sickle cell disease.

Bobbi Conner has been producing and hosting public radio programs for over 30 years. She was the longtime host of the national Parents Journal public radio program. Conner has lived in the Charleston area for over twenty years.