Verlinda Josette Allen

Patient Advocate



  • MA – New York University, Deafness Rehabilitation/Human Behavior Studies
  • BA – Jersey City State College, Special Education


Ms. Allen works for the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research/Sickle Cell Care and Research Network since opening in 2014.  Calling patients to follow up on their care after treatment and how their follow up appointment with the doctor has gone.  Inputting information on Practice Fusion and other patient related documentation.

Ms. Allen has Sickle Cell Disease and has made it her life’s mission to fighting back and spreading awareness thru the proceeds from her book, The Highs and Lows of Love, or thru events (several done for FSCDR) from her event planning company, Phoenix Event Planning.

Ms. Allen enjoys helping others patients at the FSCDR when she can.