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Priapism most commonly affects people with sickle cell disease. It is a long-lasting painful erection and it can cause permanent damage to the penis if not treated quickly. Join us in this miniSeminar and learn how to provide support and help to men with SCD who have experienced priapism, and how to educate and bring awareness to this matter.

Meet our Presenter

Dr Ayobami Olanrewaju
Dr. Ayo Olanrewaju is originally from southwest Nigeria. Before moving to Liverpool, England for a master’s degree in Tropical Pediatrics, he completed medical training in Nigeria. Dr. Olanrewaju then moved to Boston for a master’s in public health with a global health concentration. He is currently completing pediatric hematology oncology fellowship training (PGY6) at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. His clinical and research interests are focused on improving access to quality care for children living with sickle cell disease here in the US and globally.

Meet our Moderator

Dr Ahmar Urooj Zaidi
Canadian by birth, Dr Zaidi is a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist with a special interest in sickle cell disease and hemoglobinopathies. He is an active participant in clinical research and medical education.



Meet our Speakers

Ernest Johnson
Ernest Johnson Jr, sickle cell warrior/sickle cell advocate. Florida A&M graduate.




James Duncan
My name is James Duncan. I am a father, a sickle cell warrior, a poet, and a rapper trying to use my gifts to advocate and spread awareness. I’m hoping through our words and actions we can shed more light on this disease and what we go through.



Travis Hines
Fun-loving hard working person. Advocates for people with sickle cell trying to spread awarness #TeamSickleCell.

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