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Board of Directors

June 2018 Board Meeting

The Board acted on several issues at the June 2018 meeting, including geographic organ distribution, the member review process and informed consent requirements.

OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors


David Reich, MD, FACS
Chief, Multiorgan Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery

Hahnemann University Hospital

BOD - Councillor Reg. 1

Stefan Tullius, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery

Brigham and Women's Hosp

BOD - Councillor Reg. 2

Matthew Cooper, MD
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Georgetown Univ Med Ctr

BOD - Councillor Reg. 7

Srinath Chinnakotla, MD, MCh
Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation

Univ. of Minnesota Medical Center

BOD - Councillor Reg. 8

Timothy Schmitt, MD, FACS
Director of Transplant Surgery

University of Kansas Hospital

BOD - Councillor Reg. 10

Todd Pesavento, MD
Deputy Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center

Ohio State Univ Med Ctr

BOD - Councillor Reg. 11

Kenneth Brayman, MD, PhD
Director, Renal & Pancreas Transplant Programs

Univ of Virginia HSC

BOD - Histo. Rep

John Schmitz, PhD
Director, HLA Laboratory

Histo Lab at UNC Hospitals

BOD - Tx. Coord. Rep.

Danyel Gooch, RN, MSN, CCTC
Lung Transplant Coordinator

Indiana University Health

BOD. - General Public Rep.

William Freeman, MD, MPH, CIP
Program Director, Center for Health

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Robert Goodman, MBA
Managing Partner

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Macey Henderson, JD, PhD
Instructor of Surgery

Johns Hopkins Hospital

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Willie Oler, Ed.D.

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Kathy Schwab, RN, CCTC
Compliance Coordinator

St Marys Hospital (Mayo Clinic)

BOD. - General Public Rep.

Tara Storch
Co-Founder, Taylor's Gift Foundation

Minority Tx. Prof. Rep.

Jim Foltz, RN

OU Medical Center

Minority Tx. Prof. Rep.

Akinlolu Ojo, MBBS, PhD, MBA


Charles Alexander, RN, MSN, MBA, CPTC
Chief Executive Officer

The Living Legacy Foundation of MD

Ex Officio (non voting)

Frank Holloman, MPA
Deputy Director

Division of Transplantation, HHS

Ex Officio (non voting)

Christopher McLaughlin
Chief, Organ Transplantation Branch

Division of Transplantation, HHS

Committee Liaison

Casey Humphries
Board Liaison