Stay up to date with what is happening at Mid-America Transplant
Working with the Missouri Hospital Association and several area hospitals, Mid-America Transplant Services embarked on a large registry project in April to identify those who have joined the organ and tissue registry and educate those who have not.
The Pulse of St. Louis, a local 30-minute program hosted by Shirley Washington on KPLR11, dedicated its May 24th program to the topic of organ donation and the need for organ and tissue donors in the St. Louis region.
Shirley Washington of Fox 2 told the story on Tuesday of actor Marlon Sanders, who received a kidney transplant when he moved back to his hometown of St. Louis after waiting for a transplant for more than three years in Los Angeles.
Mid-America Transplant Services celebrates this April as the 11th annual National Donate Life Month. The celebration commemorates those who have received or continue to wait for lifesaving transplants.
Health Leaders Media published a story this week about the streamlined approach several organ procurement organizations (OPO) are utilizing to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
A 17-year-old student at Scott City High School, Dominic Hooper’s heroic story of saving five lives was featured in the Southeast Missourian and in a KFVS-TV story.
For two weeks in February, the Olympics provide inspirational stories of overcoming obstacles to triumph. In St. Louis and communities across the nation, a group of special athletes have overcome obstacles of their own and are preparing for their own Olympic-style event this summer.