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Pediatric Transplantation Committee

The Pediatric Transplantation Committee considers the unique medical, scientific, and ethical issues relating to organ procurement, allocation, and transplantation for pediatric patients. These issues include: pre- and postoperative care, expeditious transplantation of children, and the specific medical, social, and psychological needs of children. The Committee considers the broad implications of such issues and deals with these specific issues or situations as needed. The goal of the committee's work is to develop evidence-based policies aimed at fostering pediatric candidate access to transplantation and good outcomes for patients (including waiting candidates and living donors) involved in pediatric transplantation.

Chair
  • Dr. Evelyn K Hsu
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Emily R Perito
  • UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay
Liaison
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Dr. Walter S Andrews General Public Region 8 At Large 6/30/2023  
Dr. John Barcia University of Virginia Health Sciences Center Region 11 Representative 6/30/2022  
Dr. James S Bowman Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Mr. Dan Carratturo LifeCenter Northwest At Large 6/30/2024  
Dr. William J Dreyer Texas Children's Hospital Region 4 Representative 6/30/2022  
Dr. Rachel M Engen University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Brian D Feingold UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh At Large 6/30/2023  
Dr. Regino Gonzalez-Peralta AdventHealth Orlando Region 3 Representative 6/30/2022  
Dr. Geoffrey Kurland UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh At Large 6/30/2024  
Jennifer Lau Transplant Families At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Marilyn E Levi Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2023  
Dr. Abigail E Martin General Public Region 2 Region 2 Representative 6/30/2023  
Ms. Shellie Mason Children's Hospital Colorado Region 8 Representative 6/30/2023  
Ms. Melissa L McQueen Transplant Families Visiting Board Member 6/30/2022  
Ms. Johanna J Mishra Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Region 7 Representative 6/30/2023  
Douglas U Mogul Johns Hopkins Hospital At Large 6/30/2023  
Caitlin G Peterson Primary Children's Hospital Region 5 Representative 6/30/2024  
Meghan Potis University of Michigan Medical Center Region 10 Representative 6/30/2022  
Ms. Caitlin Shearer Seattle Children's Hospital Region 6 Representative 6/30/2023  
Ms. Kara Ventura Yale New Haven Hospital Region 1 Representative 6/30/2023  
Dr. Warren Zuckerman NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Univ. Medical Center Region 9 Representative 6/30/2022  

Meeting Summaries

Report to the Board of Directors

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