Coretta Jenerette Receives Funding for Conference on Sickle Cell Disease

Corettta Jenerette, PhD, RN, CNE, AOCN, received a R13 conference grant funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The grant will be used to improve the health of individuals and their families living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in North Carolina. During the two-day conference, Dr. Jenerette and her colleagues will also encourage more nurses to become trained as sickle cell experts in North Carolina.

Other investigators on the project include Paula Tanabe, PhD, RN, FAAN, Duke School of Nursing; and Cheryl Brewer, PhD, RN, Duke Clinical Research Institute.