Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative’s mission is to aid and enhance the lives of those affected by Sickle Cell and associated disorders by providing client services, patient and family advocacy, and education.
We are committed to providing essential programs and services to benefit individuals and families affected by Sickle Cell. We also educate clients as well as community members by providing access to quality educational experiences.
2018 MCSCI Child Ambassador
Ashanti Jean-Claude is 15 years old. She attends Hamilton Southeastern High School and she likes to study science and technology subjects. Ashanti’s career goal is to become a traveling surgeon. She wants to use her platform as the 2018 Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative to help others understand that Sickle Cell Disease does not define a person – unless they let it. Ashanti is a very talented and determined individual who will accomplish great things despite her illness.