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Living Donor Committee

The Living Donor Committee develops policy and guidance related to the donation and transplantation of organs from living donors to recipients. The goal of the Committee's work is to continue to improve the informed choice of prospective living donors, and the safety, protection, and follow-up of all living donors.

  • Heather F Hunt
  • General Public Region 1
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Nahel Elias
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Ms. Vanessa Arriola Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Tyler J Baldes Lehigh Valley Hospital Regional Rep. 6/30/2024  
Dr. Yee Lee Cheah Lahey Clinic Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2024  
Mr. Omar Garriott General Public Region 11 At Large 6/30/2023  
Dr. Stevan A Gonzalez Baylor Scott and White All Saints Medical Center-Fort Worth Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Ms. Katey E Hellickson The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Dr. Roberto A Hernandez Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Mr. Bradley T Kornfeld General Public Region 8 Visiting Board Member 6/30/2022  
Dr. Vineeta Kumar University of Alabama Hospital Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Dr. Erik L Lum University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2024  
Arjun U Naik Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Dr. Angie G Nishio Lucar University of Virginia Health Sciences Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Mark Payson General Public Region 2 At Large 6/30/2023  
Mr. Douglas R Penrod Northwestern Memorial Hospital Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Camille Rockett General Public Region 6 Regional Rep. 6/30/2024  
Dr. Aneesha Shetty Banner University Medical Center-Tucson At Large 6/30/2023  
Ms. Raelene Skerda Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Ms. Mary Beth Stephens University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Dr. Henkie P Tan VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System At Large 6/30/2024  

Meeting Summaries


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