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Jill S. Menell, MD, Recognized as ‘Iconic Woman’

Jill Menell MD Honored By SCANJJill S. Menell, MD, Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital (SJCH), is recognized by the Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey (SCANJ) as one of five “Iconic Women” in the State. This prestigious award is part of a nation-wide collaborative in recognition of Women’s History Month, between FENDI and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc., to honor women who have made a significant impact in the Sickle Cell Disease community.

Dr. Menell is passionate about caring for children with sickle cell disease. In 2014, the SCANJ recognized her as a recipient of the “Dr. Charles F. Whitten Award,” in the Health Care Professional category. As Chief, Dr. Menell leads a team of Board-certified Pediatric Hematology and Oncology physicians on staff at SJCH. They work together with a specially trained nursing staff skilled in administration of sickle cell disease treatment and associated therapies, as well as a psychosocial team that includes a social worker and child life specialist.

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Division of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital provides state-of-the-art family-centered care for children with blood disorders and cancer. For additional information on Pediatric Hematology/Oncology services at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, visit StJosephsHealth.org/PedsHemOnc.

April 9, 2015