Our Team


Our Team

CHAM provides comprehensive, compassionate, multimodal and individualized care to over 600 children with sickle cell anemia. A team of dedicated hematologists, pain specialists, nurses, social workers, psychologists and child life therapists work closely together to bring innovative care to each of our patients from birth through adulthood. We invite you to meet our team of experts:

Deepa Manwani, MD—a noted researcher in the management and prevention of pain crises—leads our team. Catherine Driscoll, MD is a renowned expert on stroke in sickle cell disease.

Additional members of the team include Dr. Jennifer Davila, nurse practitioners Catherine Bell, Natalie Lind, and Michelle McInerny, and social workers Rigoberto Tomala and Denise Velazquez.

Expert transfusion specialists ensure safer transfusions and a dedicated Bone Marrow Transplant team provides the opportunity for cure. A state of the art Day hospital allows for individualized treatment of pain and other acute care complications in a medical home setting.