Speakers info


Professor Jennifer Knight-Madden is the former Director (2014-2021) of the Sickle Cell Unit, the Caribbean Institute for Health Research, The University of the West Indies (UWI).  She completed training in Pediatrics in Toronto and Fellowship training in Pediatric Pulmonology at Duke University Medical Center.  She is Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology and Clinical Research

Her PhD examined pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease; she also has interests in newborn screening, asthma and implementation science.  She has published several book chapters and more than 60 papers in peer reviewed journals.   She is active in local, regional and international SCD organizations.