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The Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill was created to provide comprehensive care to patients with various sickle cell diseases. Sickle cell disease affects approximately 100,000 people in the United States and is most common in African American and Latino populations.

Our Sickle Cell Clinics are staffed by professionals with a commitment to providing the best possible care to patients with sickle cell disease. The adult and pediatric sickle cell staff provide services to more than 300 adults and 250 children annually at our clinics in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Sanford, and Wilmington, NC. Additionally, our clinic serves patients with various thalassemia diseases.

Contact Us

For appointments, refills, or to talk to a provider call 984-974-2695 and choose the proper option. This number is available nights and weekends as well for urgent patient questions or for providers from other hospitals.

For more information about our pediatric sickle cell program please click here.

Meet the Team

Jane Little, MD, Director of Adult Sickle Cell Program- Attending
Patrick Ellsworth, MD, Attending
Sam Wilson, MD, Attending
Sherri Morris, AGNP, Nurse Practitioner
Tara Alin, ANP, Nurse Practitioner
Sheh-Li Chen, PharmD, Pharmacist
Bill Scheidler, MD, Psychiatrist (mental health)
Brandon Goodman, MD, Psychiatrist (mental health)
Caroline Hale, LCSW, Psychotherapist & Program Coordinator (mental health)
Ayat Soufan, LCSW, Social Worker
Cheila Moore, Patient Navigator
David Wichlan, Research Coordinator