Tammuella Singleton, MD
Director, Sickle Cell Center of Southern Louisiana
Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Cindy Leissinger, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Pathology
Chief, Section of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Rishi Chavan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Melody S. Benton, MS, CCRP
Administrative Director, Clinical Research Operations

Ernest DeJean, MSW
Program Manager

Chanel Holt, RN
Sickle Cell Nurse

Amy Kinzie, APRN, CNP
Instructor of Clinical Medicine
Benign Hematology

Lynette Joseph
Administrative Secretary


Our Team

Lynette Joseph
Administrative Secretary

Lynette JosephMs. Lynette Joseph is a native of New Orleans, and has been at the sickle cell center since August 1990. Ms. Lynette provides assistance with the daily overall operations of the center, so that it may run smoothly. Ms. Lynette also knows many of the sickle cell patients, and often helps them navigate the system. She is the first point of contact for many of our patients and makes sure that all patients’ concerns are directed to the right individuals.

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