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October 2017

Dr. Tanjala Purnell Receives Prestigious Award

Our Dr. Tanjala Purnell was honored by her alma matter, Tougaloo College, with their distinguished 40 Under 40 alumni award. Tougaloo College awards this to young alumni for outstanding achievement and leadership in all phases of society.

Dr. Purnell works tirelessly to understand health equity and race disparity in healthcare and transplantation. We are incredibly proud to work with her as a part of the ERGOT team.

Congratulations, Tanjala!

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10 Questions with Dr. Macey Henderson

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Henderson’s background in law, ethics, health policy and management support her research into the health outcomes of live kidney donors and transplant patients. She is a national organ transplant law and policy expert and actively develops policy and guidance related to the donation and transplantation of organs from living donors to recipients in the United States. Dr. Henderson was recently elected to the 2017-2018 Board of Directors for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).

1. What is your connection to donation?
I’m connected to donation and transplant personally and professionally. I’m a research scientist at Johns Hopkins specializing in live donor follow up and mHealth innovations related to live organ donation. Additionally, I’m a living donor myself. I donated my kidney to my cousin, Marc, on July 10, 2009.

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AJT welcomes Dr. Allan Massie to the Editorial Board as a Statistical Editor

Congratulations to ERGOT’s Dr. Allan Massie for joining the American Journal of Transplantation’s Editorial Board as a statistical editor! We are thrilled that you continue to contribute meaningfully to research in the transplant community.

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