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When: Sunday, July 17 Where: Washington Park, Denver The Donor Dash is a 5K run/walk to honor the lives of organ and tissue donors, celebrate the lives of organ and tissue recipients and recognize those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant. Coordinated by organ recovery organization Donor Alliance, the Dash is in its 12th Year and […]
We were moved by this column from the San Antonio Express-News urging people to register as organ and tissue donors. The author poetically notes: “From time immemorial, the capacity of the human heart, to do both good and evil, has been contemplated by philosophers, poets and priests. Its best and purest impulse pushes people to remarkable acts […]
A chat with Dr. Richard Kagan about his use of allograft tissue as a burn surgeon, and what tissue donation means to him Dr. Kagan is the Chief of Staff at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Cincinnati and Professor of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Q: Describe why allograft skin […]
“As a registered nurse, I have solicited and educated families about organ and tissue donation,” said Margie. “However, as a mom receiving this precious gift, it is truly beyond anything I can imagine.” In 2010, Margie tore her ACL while playing with a child in an inflatable jumping house that she was sponsoring at a […]