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Pediatric Committee

The Pediatric Transplantation Committee considers medical, scientific, and ethical issues relating to organ procurement, allocation, and transplantation for pediatric patients. These issues include: pre- and postoperative care, expeditious transplantation of children, and the specific medical, social, and psychological needs of children. The committee considers the broad implications of such issues and deals with these specific issues or situations as needed. The goal of the committee's work is to develop evidence-based policies aimed at fostering pediatric candidate access to transplantation and good outcomes for patients (including waiting candidates and living donors) involved in pediatric transplantation.

Chair
  • Dr. George V Mazariegos
  • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Evelyn K Hsu
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
Liaison
    • Members
    • Organization
    • Dr. Amira Y Al-Uzri
    • Oregon Health and Science University
    • Dr. Sharon M Bartosh
    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    • Ms. Samantha Endicott
    • New England Organ Bank
    • Dr. Stephen H Gray
    • University of Alabama Hospital
    • Dr. Arika L Hoffman
    • The Nebraska Medical Center
    • Dr. Kishore R Iyer
    • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    • Dr. Dean Y Kim
    • Children's Hospital of Michigan
    • Dr. Marilyn E Levi
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. William T Mahle
    • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
    • Melissa L McQueen
    • General Public Region 5
    • Dr. Kristin L Mekeel
    • University of California San Diego Medical Center
    • Dr. Tamir A Miloh
    • Texas Children's Hospital
    • Ms. Melissa Nugent
    • Texas Children's Hospital
    • Dr. John F Renz
    • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
    • Dr. Andrew J Savage
    • Medical University of South Carolina
    • Dr. Khashayar Vakili
    • Boston Children's Hospital
    • Dr. Priya Verghese
    • University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
    • Ms. Rachel M White
    • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Meeting Summaries

Report to the Board of Directors

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