Tammuella Singleton, MD
Director, Sickle Cell Center of Southern Louisiana
Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Cindy Leissinger, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Pathology
Chief, Section of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Rishi Chavan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Melody S. Benton, MS, CCRP
Administrative Director, Clinical Research Operations

Ernest DeJean, MSW
Program Manager

Chanel Holt, RN
Sickle Cell Nurse

Amy Kinzie, APRN, CNP
Instructor of Clinical Medicine
Benign Hematology

Lynette Joseph
Administrative Secretary


Our Team

Chanel Holt, RN
Sickle Cell Nurse

Chanel HoltMrs. Holt is a native of New Orleans. She graduated from Touro Infirmary School of Nursing in 1979. Attended UNO and Loyola Universities. She has been employed at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic since 1992 and has worked with patients with sickle cell disease for 21 years.

It is her goal to continue to care for and advocate for improved care and treatment of patients with sickle cell disease.

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5413