2008 noon symposium

The Transplant Center Seminar Series held in the Emory University School of Medicine Building, Room 110 is attended by transplant surgeons, internists, fellows, residents and nurses. In addition it is open to all School of Medicine faculty. This is a CME accredited program.

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Date Speaker Talk Topic
09/10/08 Ram Subramanian, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, sections of Gastroenterology and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine “Fulminant Liver Failure:  Management and Evaluation for Liver Transplantation”
09/17/08 Wendy Wright, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosciences Critical Care “Pitfalls in the Diagnosis and Management of Brain Death”
09/24/08 Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Nephrology “Transitioning the adolescent solid organ transplant recipient"
10/01/08 Stuart Knechtle, MD,
Director, Emory Liver Transplant Program
Clinical Director, Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine
"Liver Transplantation for
10/08/08 Devin Eckhoff, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of Transplantation
 "Improving Transplant Organ Function by
Targeting Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury"

David C. Neujahr, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Allergy and Sleep
Emory University School of Medicine

“Danger in the Airways Following Lung Transplantation”

Roy D. Bloom, MD              
Medical Director, Kidney Pancreas Transplant Program
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Nephrology

10/29/08 G. Marshall Lyon III, MD, MMSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Emory University
“Living After Transplant, Safely”
11/12/08 Diego R. Martin, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of MRI
Director of the Clinically Applied Research Body MRI Program
Department of Radiology
Emory University School of Medicine
“MR Imaging Sciences Applied to Transplantation:  An Update”
11/19/08 Mark R. Rigby, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery
McKelvey Scholar, Emory Transplant Center
 Emory University School of Medicine
Director of Research, Critical Care Medicine
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Amy E. Hauser, RN, BSN, MBA, MHA
NEA-BC Director of Transplant Services
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
“Pediatric Organ Donation and Transplantation at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta:  The Children’s Transplant Collaborative Team”
11/26/08 Thanksgiving Holiday 
12/3/08 Thomas C. Pearson, MD, PnD
Livingston Professor of Surgery
Chief, Renal Transplantation
Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine
12/10/08 Robert  Bray, PhD
Howard Gebel, PhD
Co-Director, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
Emory University School of Medicine
“HLA Alloantibody Analysis:  Changes, Challenges and Conundrums”
12/17/08 Winston R. Hewitt, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Liver Transplantation
Emory University School of Medicine
“Ethical Concerns in Transplantation”