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Minority Affairs Committee

The Minority Affairs Committee identifies and considers aspects of organ procurement, allocation, and transplantation with the potential to impact minority populations in particular. The committee provides input and recommendations regarding ongoing efforts of other OPTN/UNOS Committees and the Board of Directors to ensure that issues and special needs of minority populations are considered and addressed.

Chair
  • Dr. Sylvia E Rosas
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Irene Kim
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Liaison
    • Members
    • Organization
    • Mr. Vonzie Barnett
    • Houston Methodist Hospital
    • Mr. Antonio de Vera
    • LifeLink of Puerto Rico
    • Dr. Amishi Desai
    • Loyola University Medical Center
    • Dr. Alejandro Diez
    • Ohio State University Medical Center
    • Dr. William Freeman
    • General Public Region 6
    • Dr. Mary L Ganikos
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Christopher M Jones
    • Jewish Hospital
    • S Kuramoto-Crawford
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Reynold I Lopez-Soler
    • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    • Dr. Paulo N Martins
    • UMass Memorial Medical Center
    • Dr. Amit K Mathur
    • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    • Mr. Timothy Mose
    • General Public Region 4
    • Tanjala Purnell
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Dr. Richard M Ruiz
    • Baylor University Medical Center
    • Dr. Ignatius Y Tang
    • University of Illinois Medical Center
    • Mr. Scott K Wansley
    • University of Kansas Hospital
    • Ms. Felicia Wells-Williams
    • Legacy of Life Hawaii

Meeting Summaries

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