About Us

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) celebrates 41 years of relentless service. Since 1971, the organization has been on the forefront of improving the quality of health, life and services for individuals, families and communities affected by sickle cell disease and related conditions. In addition, SCDAA has been and remains instrumental in promoting the search for a cure for all people in the world with sickle cell disease. Today it still stands as the nation’s only membership-based nonprofit organization working full-time on a national level, to resolve issues surrounding sickle cell disease and trait.