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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


Board approved and pending implementation


  • Dr. James F Trotter
  • Baylor University Medical Center
Vice Chair
  • Dr. James J Pomposelli
  • University of Colorado Hospital/Health Science Center
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Dr. Scott W Biggins University of Washington Medical Center At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Clark A Bonham Stanford Health Care Regional Rep. 6/30/2020  
Dr. James S Bowman Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. Terry D Box University of Utah Medical Center At Large 6/30/2020  
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. John A Goss Texas Children's Hospital Regional Rep. 6/30/2020  
Dr. Julie K Heimbach Rochester Methodist Hospital (Mayo Clinic) Ex. Officio 6/30/2020  
Dr. Eddie R Island St Luke's Hospital of Kansas City Regional Rep. 6/30/2020  
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  
Mr. Kevin J O'Connor LifeCenter Northwest At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Mark S Orloff Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Ms. Kimberly A Rallis Jewish Hospital Visiting Board Member 6/30/2020  
Dr. Jorge D Reyes University of Washington Medical Center Regional Rep. 6/30/2022  
Mr. Joseph S Roth New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network OPO Regional Rep. 6/30/2020  
Dr. Sarah J Schwarzenberg University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview Regional Rep. 6/30/2020  
Dr. Patricia A Sheiner Hartford Hospital Regional Rep. 6/30/2020  

Meeting Summaries

Reports to the board of directors

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