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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

OneLegacy to Host Nation's Largest Donation and Transplantation Symposium, October 25, in Pomona

BUSINESS WIRE

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OneLegacy announced today that it will host its seventh annual “Donation and Transplantation Symposium,” October 25, at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Convention Center in Pomona. With anticipated attendance expected to exceed 1,000 hospital and transplant professionals, it will be the largest gathering of its kind in the country.

“This unique symposium will allow attendees to network with their fellow professionals; hear from industry leaders; and explore today’s cutting-edge topics related to organ, eye and tissue donations,” said Kathy Vasilopulos, OneLegacy’s vice president of organ operations. “Organ and tissue donation is an incredible gift, and this symposium will help provide the tools and information healthcare professionals need to positively impact the process at their own hospitals and in their own communities.”

Keynote speakers at the symposium will be Nader Habashi, M.D., associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland, and Christina Woodward Strong, Esq., from the law offices of Christina Woodward Strong. In addition, a number of concurrent breakout sessions will cover such topics as the impact of research donation, effective donor management, cornea transplants, legal issues surrounding donations, donor family aftercare services, and other timely issues. Physicians, nurses, transplant center staff, pastoral care professionals, palliative care professionals, and social workers are among those expected to attend. Continue reading
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