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Policy Oversight Committee

The Policy Oversight Committee is an operating committee of the OPTN. The Committee advises the Board of Directors and Executive Committee in: developing strategic policy priorities; prioritizing and coordinating policy and committee projects that have broad implications across OPTN committees; evaluating policy and committee proposals prior to public comment; assessing the impact of implemented policy proposals; and ensuring that OPTN committees justify proposals in compliance with policy development requirements.

Current Projects

Implemented

Chair
  • Ms. Alexandra K Glazier
  • New England Organ Bank
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Nicole A Turgeon
  • General Public Region 3
Liaison
Liaison
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Mr. Christopher (Ch Curran LifeGift Organ Donation Center At Large 6/30/2020  
Ms. Shannon M Dunne Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Mr. Garrett W Erdle General Public Region 11 At Large 6/30/2021  
Dr. Rachel C Forbes Vanderbilt University Medical Center At Large 6/30/2021  
Mr. Barry S Friedman AdventHealth Orlando At Large 6/30/2020  
Ms. Pamela J Giles Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute SRTR Liaison 6/30/2021  
Dr. Evelyn K Hsu Seattle Children's Hospital At Large 6/30/2020  
Heather F Hunt General Public Region 1 At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Ajay Israni Hennepin County Medical Center SRTR Liaison 6/30/2021  
Dr. Bertram L Kasiske Hennepin County Medical Center SRTR Liaison 6/30/2021  
Dr. Heung Bae Kim Boston Children's Hospital At Large 6/30/2021  
Dr. Ricardo M La Hoz UT Southwestern Medical Center/William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Keren Ladin Tufts Medical Center At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Peter N Lalli Immunology Laboratory at Carolinas Medical Center At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Erika D Lease University of Washington Medical Center At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Paulo N Martins UMass Memorial Medical Center At Large 6/30/2021  
Ms. Stacy McKean Donor Network West At Large 6/30/2021  
Mr. Christopher J McLaughlin Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Ms. Jennifer E Milton University Hospital, University of Texas Health Science Center Ex Officio 6/30/2020  
Dr. Rachel E Patzer Emory University Hospital At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Martha Pavlakis Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center At Large 6/30/2021  
Dr. Bohdan Pomahac Brigham and Women's Hospital At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. James J Pomposelli University of Colorado Hospital/Health Science Center At Large 6/30/2021  
Mr. Kurt Shutterly Center for Organ Recovery and Education At Large 6/30/2021  
Ms. Raelene Skerda Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. Jon J Snyder Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute SRTR Liaison 6/30/2021  
Ms. Shannon B Taitt Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Mr. Robert W Walsh Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Ms. Susan Zylicz Houston Methodist Hospital At Large 6/30/2022  

Meeting Summaries

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