Colorado Sickle-Cell Anemia Advisory Committee

The Colorado Sickle-Cell Anemia Advisory Committee was created to oversee the operations of the Colorado Sickle Cell Treatment and Research Center which was mandated by legislative action in 1974. 


  • Advancing the health, education, and support of the Colorado Sickle Cell population.

Mission Statement

  • Exceed the expectations of our patients and families
  • Deliver seamless and compassionate assistance
  • Foster a highly-spirited, collaborative team
  • Educate, inform and support health care professionals and consumers
  • Promote and advance discovery and innovation in the management of Sickle Cell disease

Board Members

Board members are appointed to 4-year terms by the Governor of the State of Colorado.

NameRepresentingTerm Expires
Nicole Franklin Shoemaker (Chair)General Public1-31-24
Wanda FosterVoluntary Agency1-31-24
Troy BrattonGeneral Public1-31-22
Lee AllenVoluntary Agency1-31-21
Michael DawsonMedical Specialist1-31-22
Sheila Grumbach, RN, BSNMedical Specialist1-31-23
A. Stephon HoganGeneral Public1-31-24
Gloria JohnsonVoluntary Agency1-31-22
Robert LewisGeneral Public1-31-22 
Carol Walton, MS, CGCMedical Specialist1-31-21
Briyana HarperVoluntary Agency1-31-24

Interested in becoming a Board Member? Please contact: