Community Service Award 2015: Erica Sandoval, LMSW

Community Service Award 2015: Erica Sandoval, LMSW

Director, Medical Outreach Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York Erica Sandoval is the Director, Medical Outreach at Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York. Erica manages all relationships with medical facilities, community-based organizations, and continuing care clinics to help identify all medically eligible children so they can receive their wish. Make-A-Wish Metro […]

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Outstanding Service Award 2015: Yana Pennant, LMSW

Outstanding Service Award 2015: Yana Pennant, LMSW

Care Coordinator and Transition Navigator Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program Yana Pennant, LMSW is a Social Worker / Care Coordinator and Transition Navigator at the Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program. Ms. Pennant received an Associate […]

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Distinguished Service Award 2015: Dr. Sherill L. Purcell, MD, FAAP

Distinguished Service Award 2015: Dr. Sherill L. Purcell, MD, FAAP

Diplomate American Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Dr. Sherill Purcell was born in Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles to Grenadian parents who returned to Grenada when she was two years old. Dr. Purcell began her primary education at St. David’s Roman Catholic school where she earned a scholarship to high school at St. Joseph’s convent. She […]

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Distinguished Service Award 2015: Dr. Deepa Manwani, MD

Distinguished Service Award 2015: Dr. Deepa Manwani, MD

Director of the Sickle Cell Disease Program Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) Dr. Deepa Manwani is the Director of the Sickle Cell Disease Program, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr Manwani completed her residency (1993-96) at North Shore University Hospital – Cornell University […]

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SCTPN Dinner Dance Earlybird Coupon

SCTPN Dinner Dance Earlybird Coupon

Get your discounted tickets early for our 22nd Annual SCTPN Dinner Dance Benefit: Year of the Woman event. Use coupon code: [earlybird] before January 31st 2015. Get your tickets today!

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2014 Dinner Dance Photos

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PHARA MEDY, CTS EKG Tech Honoree 2014

PHARA MEDY, CTS EKG Tech Honoree 2014

Ms. Medy is a skilled technician. In high school she was in the nursing assistant program and worked as a nursing assistant at Sheepshead Bay Nursing Home. She has been employed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center since 2005. She has worked in different areas of the hospital, such as Internal Medicine and the Outpatient Laboratory […]

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LEZLIE WOODS-GRIZZLE, RN BS Honoree 2014

LEZLIE WOODS-GRIZZLE, RN BS Honoree 2014

Ms. Woods has been a nurse working in Pediatrics for 24 years with 12 devoted to the care of pediatric hematology-oncology patients. She began her career as a Nurse’s Assistant in 1990 in Pediatric Surgery, then returned to school and graduated in 1997 with an Associates Degree in Nursing. Ms Woods worked on the Peds […]

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VERONICA JONES-BRASWELL, RN Honoree 2014

VERONICA JONES-BRASWELL, RN Honoree 2014

Ms. Jones-Braswell earned her Nursing degree in 1981 from New York City Community College in Brooklyn, New York. She has been employed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center for over 32 years, and has been the Senior Hematology/Oncology Specialty Nurse in Suite N for the past 22. During her tenure at Downstate, she has been a […]

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center Sickle Cell Team + KATHY REY, PA 2014 Honoree

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Sickle Cell Team + KATHY REY, PA 2014 Honoree

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Sickle Cell Team “All things AWESOME” about the Suite N Team Team Motto: To Cure Sometimes, To Relieve Often, To Comfort Always. (Hippocrates) Team Activities: • Patient and family education • Inspired by the resilience of the children, the team participates in all aspects of care, including games and arts and […]

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