New Grants Mean New Opportunities to Make an Impact

In January 2015, Indiana State Representative Gregory Porter, working with MCSCI President, Gary A. Gibson, filed House Bill 1329 in the Indiana General Assembly.   This piece of legislation was intended to add specific requirements to the Sickle Cell program of the Indiana State Department of Health (department). The bill required the Indiana State Department of […]

MCSCI Game Night with Indy Eleven

Partnership is an important means of getting things accomplished.  That is why MCSCI is proud and happy to be partnering with the Indy Eleven this year.  This partnership includes co-branding of literature, social media promotions and free match tickets for distribution to MCSCI clients and their families.  The icing on the cake was the MCSCI […]

MCSCI Named Indy Eleven Community Partner

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative has been chosen to be one of this year’s community partners of the Indy Eleven Soccer Team. For each home game throughout the 2015 season, Indy Eleven will feature one local philanthropic, arts or community organization to serve as the Philanthropic Ticket Partner of the match.  As part of the […]

Global Sickle Cell Expert to Speak at 2014 Indiana Sickle Cell Conference

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative is pleased to announce that Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, a world renowned expert on Sickle Cell Disease, will be the keynote speaker at its 2014 Indiana Sickle Cell Conference.  The conference will be held on April 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The venue for the conference has not yet been selected […]

Sickle Cell Statehouse Day

Sickle Cell Statehouse Day is just over 2 weeks away on Jan. 30th. We’re calling all supporters of Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative to come out & help raise awareness! Transportation is available, but seating is limited. Contact Karen Gant-Johnson at to reserve your seat today. Check out the press release below: Martin Center […]

MCSCI Nominated for Health Activist Award

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative has been nominated for the Best Ensemble Cast award. Are we your favorite online health leader? Show your support by endorsing our nomination. You may choose to have a significant effect on our standing by nominating us for the award with WEGO Health. We hope you will take a moment […]

Collect, Connect with Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative

Are old clothes ruling your closet space? Project Collect & Connect is a Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc. program sponsored by Simons Bitzer & Associates,Martin Center’s accounting firm. Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative aims to donate gently used clothing to Goodwill. The monies generated by Goodwill go to help strengthen communities by offering job […]