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Jewish Hospital and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates Celebrate Donate Life Month, Honor Donors and RecipientsCelebrate Donate Life Month, Honor Donors and RecipientsCelebrate Donate Life Month, Honor Donors and Recipients

 

The Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center, part of KentuckyOne Health, and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) will celebrate Donate Life Month by honoring organ donor families and recipients at a community event on Thursday, April 24, 2014.  The event will provide education and awareness information, as well as give community members the opportunity to join the organ donor registry.

 

What: Donate Life Celebration Recognizing Organ Donor Families and Recipients 

 

When:  Thursday, April 24, 2014
           1:30 p.m.

 

Where:  Jewish Hospital
            Chestnut Street Lobby
            200 Abraham Flexner Way
            Louisville, KY

 

Who:

  • Paul O’Flynn, CEO, KODA
    • Victor van Berkel, M.D., Jewish Hospital lung transplant surgeon and Assistant Professor, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville
    • Cathy Mattingly, mother of organ donor
    • Wendy Daugherty, client services coordinator, KODA

 

Opportunities:

  • Donor families and recipients of life-saving organ donations will be available for interviews
    • Interviews with Paul O’Flynn and Dr. Victor van Berkel
    • KODA presentation of Donor Champion award to hospital employee
    • Presentation to organ donor families and organ recipients
    • Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and Trust for Life assisting people in joining the organ donor registry

 

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