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Liver and Intestine Committee

The Liver and Intestine Transplantation Committee considers medical, scientific, and ethical aspects related to liver and intestine organ procurement, distribution, and allocation. The Committee considers both the broad implications and the specific member situations of these liver or intestinal issues and policies. The goal of the Committee's work is to develop evidence-based policies aimed at reducing the burden of liver disease in transplant patients (candidates and recipients), increasing liver utilization, improving access to liver transplantation, and improving the health outcomes of liver transplant recipients.

Current Projects

Public Comment

Review

Board approved and pending implementation

Implemented

Chair
  • Dr. James F Trotter
  • Baylor University Medical Center
Vice Chair
  • Dr. James J Pomposelli
  • University of Colorado Hospital/Health Science Center
Liaison
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Dr. Peter L Abt Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Dr. Diane Alonso Intermountain Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Dr. Sumeet Asrani Baylor University Medical Center At Large 6/30/2023  
Dr. James S Bowman Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2022  
Dr. Kimberly A Brown Henry Ford Hospital At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Derek A DuBay Medical University of South Carolina Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Dr. James D Eason Methodist University Hospital At Large 6/30/2023  
Alan E Gunderson University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Transplant Programs Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Dr. Julie K Heimbach Rochester Methodist Hospital (Mayo Clinic) Ex Officio 6/30/2021  
Ms. Bailey Heiting Versiti Wisconsin, Inc Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Ms. Jennifer M Kerney University of California San Francisco Medical Center At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Chandrashekhar A Kubal Indiana University Health Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Dr. Raymond J Lynch Emory University Hospital Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Dr. James F Markmann Massachusetts General Hospital Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Mr. Peter J Matthews General Public Region 2 At Large 6/30/2023  
Dr. Gregory J McKenna Baylor University Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2023  
Dr. Mark S Orloff Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Dr. Jorge D Reyes University of Washington Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
James W Sharrock General Public Region 4 Visiting Board Member 6/30/2021  
Mr. Robert W Walsh Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2022  

Meeting Summaries

Reports to the board of directors

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