CDC Comes to Indy

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative (MCSCI) will hold a town hall meeting with representatives from the community living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), their families, researchers and leaders from collaborators including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The meeting, the first of its kind in Indiana, will take place on April 21, 2016 […]

MCSCI Announces 2015 Child Ambassador

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative is pleased to introduce you to Tairyn Cavilear, our 2015 Child Ambassador. Tairyn is twelve years old. As you can see from the photo, she is a very bright and cheery young lady. We think that she will be a wonderful ambassador for our Sickle Cell family. As MCSCI’s Child […]

Thanks Dr. Pierce

The Board of Directors, the staff and the clients of MCSCI are saddened by the passing of the second of our two co-founders, Dr. Raymond O. Pierce.  Dr. Pierce passed away on October 18, 2014 and is now reunited in the afterlife with our other co-founder Rev. Boniface Hardin who passed away on March 24, […]

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative is extremely grateful for the support of these two dynamic ladies, Lori Wilson of WISH-TV and Maggie A. Lewis, President of the Indianapolis Marion County City-County Council. Lori and Maggie have joined the chain to stop the pain of Sickle Cell. You should, too! Register to walk now at https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=10349

It’s Super Zumba Time!

Two well-known Zumba instructors are donating their services to create an event called “Super Zumba!” Re’Nita O’Bannon and Dee Dee Hill will together lead two large Zumba sessions on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Barnes United Methodist Church located at 900 W. 30th Street in Indianapolis. The classes are open to women and men. The […]

18th Annual Sickle Cell 5K Walk/Run Grand Marshall Announced

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative (MCSCI) is pleased to announce that WISH-TV anchor, Lori Wilson, will serve as the Grand Marshall of the 18th Annual Sickle Cell 5K Walk/Run. This well-known Indianapolis event will take place on June 28, 2014 at Riverside Park. Lori WIlson Although originally from Indianapolis, Lori spent 7 ½ years at […]

Prizes for Top Finishers at the 18th Annual Sickle Cell Walk/Run

Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative has announced that it will hold the 18th Annual Sickle Cell Walk/Run on June 28, 2014 at Riverside Park in Indianaolis, Indiana. For the first time in the history of the event,This year’s event, cash prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each category per the schedule below. […]