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Ad Hoc Geography Committee

Committee charge

  • Establish defined guiding principles for the use of geographic constraints in organ allocation
  • Review and recommend frameworks/models for incorporating geographic principles into allocation policies
  • Identify uniform concepts for organ specific allocation policies in light of the requirements of the OPTN Final Rule

View recommendations report to the Board of Directors (PDF - 265 K; 6/2018)

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Chair
  • Mr. Kevin J O'Connor
  • LifeCenter Northwest
Liaison
    • Members
    • Organization
    • Mr. Charles E Alexander
    • The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland
    • Dr. Yolanda T Becker
    • University of Chicago Medical Center
    • Dr. Adam W Bingaman
    • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
    • Dr. James S Bowman
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Kevin M Chan
    • University of Michigan Medical Center
    • Dr. Ryan Davies
    • Children's Medical Center of Dallas
    • Ms. Sue Dunn
    • Donor Alliance
    • Ms. Shannon M Dunne
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Richard N Formica
    • Yale New Haven Hospital
    • Esq. Alexandra K Glazier
    • New England Organ Bank
    • Dr. Elisa J Gordon
    • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    • Ms. Joyce E Hager
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Julie K Heimbach
    • Rochester Methodist Hospital (Mayo Clinic)
    • Dr. Marilyn E Levi
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Monica Lin
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Mr. Christopher J McLaughlin
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Charles M Miller
    • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    • Mr. Kenyon W Murphy
    • General Public
    • Dr. Silke V Niederhaus
    • University of Maryland Medical System
    • Dr. Akinlolu O Ojo
    • General Public
    • Mr. James E Pittman
    • General Public
    • Ms. Jennifer K Prinz
    • Donor Alliance
    • Deanna L Santana
    • Sierra Donor Services
    • Ms. Raelene Skerda
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Stuart C Sweet
    • St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University Medical Center
    • Dr. Lewis W Teperman
    • North Shore University Hospital/Northwell Health
    • Dr. Nicole A Turgeon
    • Emory University Hospital
    • Mr. Robert W Walsh
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. W. Kenneth Washburn
    • Ohio State University Medical Center

Meeting Summaries