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EXPLORE

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

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Tammuella Singleton, MD
Section Chief, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Hematology/Oncologist

Rishi Chavan, MD
Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Hematologist/Oncologist

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

 

Our Team

LuAnn Wenthold, NP
Sickle Cell Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Wenthold is an Iowa native, graduated from the College of St. Teresa in Winona, Wisconsin, majoring in nursing, She graduated from Tulane University's nurse practitioner program and obtained a Master's of Public Health in 1981. Since then she has worked as a nurse practitioner in allergy and immunology, internal medicine, adolescent medicine and HIV care. 

Since 2007, she has functioned as the nurse practitioner for sickle cell patients. Her goal is to ensure that patients in the unit receive quality nursing care in a welcoming, comfortable environment and consider the unit a home for when they are in crises.

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5263 medsch@tulane.edu