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.
2019 MCSCI Child Ambassador
Andrew Sheets is a 15 year old young man living with Sickle Beta Zero Thalassemia. He has experienced many trials and tribulations due to complications from his disease, but not once has he ever allowed it to control his life. Andrew enjoys being outside in nature, camping, fishing, and swimming. He would like to attend Purdue University and obtain a degree in Biochemical Engineering so he can work to help people who are suffering and to do research to find a cure for Sickle Cell.