Jewish Hospital and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates Celebrate Donate Life Month

4/10/2013

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Barbara Mackovic
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Phone: 502-587-4230
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Jewish Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) will celebrate Donate Life Month by honoring organ donor families and recipients at a community event on Thursday, April 11.  The event will provide education and awareness information, as well as give community members the opportunity to join the organ donor registry.
 
What: Donate Life Celebration Recognizing Organ Donor Families and Recipients
 
When: Thursday, April 11, 2013
             1:30 p.m.
 
Where: Jewish Hospital
Chestnut Street Lobby
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, Ky.
 
Opportunities:
·        Donor families and recipients of life-saving organ donations will be available for interviews
·        University of Louisville Transplant Surgeons Mark Slaughter, M.D., and Christopher Jones, M.D., will speak and be available for interviews
·        Paul O’Flynn, CEO, KODA
·        Heart Transplant recipient will speak to the group at 1:45 p.m.
·        Presentation to organ donor families and organ recipients
·        Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and Trust for Life assisting people in joining the organ donor registry
·        Representatives from the University of Louisville Lions Eye Bank
·        Representatives from the National Kidney Foundation
 
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