UF Health C.B. McIntosh Pediatric Sickle Cell Program

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Short Description

A team of specialists comprised of University of Florida faculty physicians, Nemours Children’s Clinic physicians and a skilled staff of UF Health Jacksonville nurses provides a broad range of services to children and their families,

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Full Description

Although the program moved to Nemours Children’s Clinic in 2009, many services are still provided through the UF Health C.B. McIntosh Pediatric Sickle Cell Center, including:

  • Trait testing/counseling, newborn screenings, hemoglobin counseling
  • Community education to schools, hospitals, health departments, day cares and churches
  • Annual re-evaluations and psychological testing
  • Children’s Medical Services (CMS) on-site enrollment
  • Inpatient hospital visitation
  • Tutorial services
  • Camp Boggy Creek (for children with serious illnesses)
  • Support groups
  • Social worker to identify social issues for work or school