Kim Uccellini, 42, manager, policy and community relations, UNOS; 33-year kidney transplant recipient, Atlanta.
Brian Shepard, CEO, UNOS, Richmond, VA.
Deepali Kumar, MD, president, American Society of Transplantation; transplant infectious diseases physician, Ajmera Transplant Centre; professor of medicine, University of Toronto.
News release, UNOS.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: “Realizing the Promises of Equity in the Organ Transplant System.”
Health Resources & Services Administration: “Organ Donation Statistics.”
Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN): “Data.”
News release, Unites States Sente Committee on Finance.
Journal of Clinical Medicine: “Progress and Recent Advances in Solid Organ Transplantation.”
Yuri S. Genyk, MD, transplant surgeon, co-director, USC Transplant Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.
Timucin Taner, MD, PhD, transplant surgeon, division chair of transplant surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Kim Lute, 48, two-time liver transplant recipient; regional communications manager, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta.
Journal of Medical Economics: “Mean lifetime survival estimates following solid organ transplantation in the U.S. and UK.”