Our Team

Rebecca Kruse-Jarres, MD/MPH
Director, Sickle Cell Center of Southern Louisiana

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics

Tammuella Singleton, MD
Section Chief, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology


Rishi Chavan, MD
Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology


Melody S. Benton, MS, CCRP

Assistant Director

Ernest DeJean, MSW

Program Manager

Chanel Holt, RN

Sickle Cell Nurse

LuAnn Wenthold, NP

Sickle Cell Nurse Practitioner

Lynette Joseph

Administrative Secretary

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