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Kidney Committee

The Kidney Transplantation Committee is charged with considering medical, scientific, and ethical aspects related to kidney organ procurement, distribution, and allocation. The Committee considers both the broad implications and the specific member situations relating to kidney issues and policies. The goal of the committee's work is to develop evidence-based policies aimed at reducing the burden of renal disease in transplant patients (candidates and recipients), increasing kidney utilization, improving access to kidney transplantation as appropriate, and improving the health outcomes of kidney transplant recipients, fostering access to transplantation and good outcomes for patients (including waiting candidates and living donors) involved in kidney transplantation.

Chair
  • Dr. Vincent P Casingal
  • Carolinas Medical Center
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Martha Pavlakis
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Liaison
    • Members
    • Organization
    • Dr. James S Bowman
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Mr. Paul T Conway
    • General Public Region 11
    • Dr. Dev M Desai
    • Children's Medical Center of Dallas
    • Dr. Truman (Mark) M Earl
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Dr. Amy R Evenson
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Mr. Joseph M Ferreira
    • Nevada Donor Network
    • Dr. Macey L Henderson
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Valinda L Jones
    • General Public Region 3
    • Dr. Peter T Kennealey
    • University of Colorado Hospital/Health Science Center
    • Dr. Mary T Killackey
    • Tulane Medical Center
    • Dr. Jim Kim
    • Keck Hospital of USC
    • Mrs. Lisa N Matthias
    • Henrico Doctors' Hospital
    • Dr. Deepak Mital
    • Advocate Christ Medical Center
    • Dr. Ernesto P Molmenti
    • North Shore University Hospital/Northwell Health
    • Dr. Cathi L Murphey
    • Southwest Immunodiagnostics
    • Dr. Vinaya Rao
    • Medical University of South Carolina
    • Dr. Deirdre L Sawinski
    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Erica Simonich
    • Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center
    • Dr. Julia M Steinke
    • Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
    • Dr. Nicole A Turgeon
    • Emory University Hospital

Meeting Summaries

Reports to the Board of Directors

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