Trudy Tchume-Johnson, MSW, LSW

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Trudy Tchume-Johnson, MSW, LSW, is the social work Manager in the Division of Hematology and a social worker in the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Providing psychosocial support for chronically ill children with sickle cell disease, Newborn screening for abnormal hemoglobinopathies
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Additional Training

Fordham University, Master of Social Work

Titles and Academic Titles

Newborn screening coordinator

Departments and Services




Antiel RM, Halpem SD, Stevens EM, Vrecenak JD, Patterson CA, Tchume-Johnson T, Smith-Whitley K, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Baraket LP. Acceptability of In Utero Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Med Decis Making. 2017 May 1:272989X17707214. Doi: 10.1177/0272989x17707214. [Epub ahead of print].