COVID-19 & The Transplant Community

Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Executive Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss this episode of Think Tank.

Steve Adubato is joined by a panel of leaders to discuss the impact of the COVID pandemic on the organ and tissue transplant community and the reasons behind vaccine hesitancy among transplant recipients. The panel also discusses the upcoming Reimagined Transplant Games.

Part one panelists include:

Bill Ryan, President & CEO, Transplant Life Foundation

E. Denise Peoples, Double Lung Recipient and Hospital & Community Services Coordinator, NJ Sharing Network

Sharyn Sawczak, RN, CPTC, CTBS, Director, Clinical Practice & Innovation, NJ Sharing Network

Part two guests include:

Leilani Graham, Heart Transplant Recipient, Patient Advocate & Healthcare Consultant

Brian Lima, MD, FACS, Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation & Mechanical Circulatory Support, Medical City Heart Hospital, Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgeons