Gershwin T. Blyden, MD, PhD, FCP, FACP

Medical Director, Hematologist-Oncologist

Email: [email protected]

Current Position

Medical Director, Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research


  • MD – Yale University, cum laude (1979)
  • PhD, Pharmacology – Yale University (1976)
  • BS, Plant Science – Tuskegee Institute (1967)



  • 1985-1996:
    • Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Director of Clinical Pharmacology Research Unit, Florida A&M University (Miami Division)
    • Associate Clinical Professor of Hematology and Oncology, University of Miami School of Medicine
    • Adjunct Professor, Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine


  • 1982-1985: Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1982-1985: Hematology/Oncology and Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship, Tufts-New England Medical Center