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Operations & Safety Committee

The Operations and Safety Committee (OSC) seeks to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of the organ donation and transplantation system. The Committee reviews de-identified transplant and donation-related adverse events and near-misses reported to the OPTN by the transplant community, in order to identify potential improvements and policy revisions that may prevent future such occurrences. Based on input from the community and committee experience, and with collaboration from other committees as needed, the Committee may initiate, develop and recommend projects to the Board of Directors.

  • Mr. Christopher C Curran
  • New England Organ Bank
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Alden M Doyle
  • University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Dr. Gregory A Abrahamian University Hospital, University of Texas Health Science Center Region 4 Representative 6/30/2023  
Mr. Dominic J Adorno LifeCenter Northwest At Large 6/30/2023  
Ms. Vanessa Arriola Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Dr. Clark A Bonham Stanford Health Care Region 5 Representative 6/30/2024  
Jami Gleason Midwest Transplant Network At Large 6/30/2024  
Steven P Johnson Indiana Donor Network Region 10 Representative 6/30/2022  
Dr. Vandana Khungar Yale New Haven Hospital At Large 6/30/2022  
Ms. Audrey C Kleet NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Univ. Medical Center Region 9 Representative 6/30/2023  
Dr. Alan J Koffron Erlanger Medical Center At Large 6/30/2023  
Ms. Kimberly T Koontz HonorBridge Region 11 Representative 6/30/2022  
Ms. Stephanie Little General Public Region 7 At Large 6/30/2024  
Ms. Melinda J Locklear HonorBridge At Large 6/30/2022  
Renee E Morgan Versiti Wisconsin, Inc Region 7 Representative 6/30/2025  
Arjun U Naik Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Ms. Joanne Oxman University of Kansas Hospital Region 8 Representative 6/30/2022  
Ms. Melissa Parente Tufts Medical Center At Large 6/30/2023  
Mr. Richard C Rothweiler Mid-America Transplant Services At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Neeraj Sinha Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami School of Medicine Region 3 Representative 6/30/2022  
Ms. Raelene Skerda Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Ms. Susan Stockemer Seattle Children's Hospital Region 6 Representative 6/30/2023  
Dr. Charles V Strom New England Organ Bank Region 1 Representative 6/30/2022  

Meeting SummariesR

Reports to the board of directors

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