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Mid-America Transplant Creates First Endowed Distinguished Chair At Washington University in St. Louis

Mid-America Transplant Creates First Endowed Distinguished Chair At Washington University in St. Louis

Posted August 24, 2018 in News Category

The establishment of The G. Alexander Patterson, MD / Mid-America Transplant Endowed Distinguished Chair in Lung Transplantation marks the first time an OPO has provided a gift to initiate the formation of such an endowment.

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Inspired Interpretations of Butterflies

Inspired Interpretations of Butterflies

Posted August 3, 2018 in News Category

Donor mom Deb Simaitis created stained glass artwork for Mid-America Transplant’s Family House depicting two butterflies representing the relationship between organ, eye and tissue donor and transplant recipient.

 

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National Minority Donor Awareness Week Celebrates 22 Years

National Minority Donor Awareness Week Celebrates 22 Years

Posted August 1, 2018 in News Category

The week-long observance is aimed at educating minority communities on obstacles and concerns about organ and tissue donation while highlighting its many triumphs. 

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