Dr. Amina Rafique specializes in pediatric hematology/oncology at Tulane University School of Medicine, and serves as Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant. After earning her medical degree from King Edward Medical University, she completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of University of Illinois. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at University of Illinois, Rush Children’s Hospital, and Stroger Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. She went on to complete another fellowship in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. One of her main focuses is to provide easier access and to improve care for people with sickle cell disease throughout Louisiana by adapting a patient centered medical home approach. Besides this, she is overseeing many research initiatives to better understand sickle cell disease, especially as people are getting older and to improve the lives of those afflicted with it. Dr. Rafique is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Hematology-Oncology.