PERSPECTIVE FROM FORMER OPTN/UNOS PRESIDENT BETSY WALSH
Walsh, has a personal connection to donation. In 1995, she donated a kidney to her older sister.
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To facilitate transplantation, the US is divided into 11 geographic regions. In each region, a regional councillor, an associate regional councillor, and a staff administrator coordinate region meetings and education events for transplant professionals.
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