Dr. Ifeyinwa (Ify) Osunkwo

Dr. Ifeyinwa (Ify) Osunkwo is a board certified sickle cell specialist and the Medical Director for the Sickle Cell Program at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute.

She obtained a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD and completed a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University in New York, NY.

With over two decades of clinical experience in sickle cell disease. Dr. Ify is a member of the National Adult Sickle Cell Provider Network and also leads the Transition/Medical Home committee for the South Eastern Regional Genetics Collaborative. Her clinical interests include improving health literacy, adolescent transition and chronic pain management.