Faculty Photo

Transplant for Liver Cancer, a Multidisciplinary Approach—Past, Present and Future
Andrew Adams, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Faculty Photo

Preventing Graft-Versus-Host Disease in Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant: What is the Optimal Transplant Regimen?
Zaid Al-Kadhimi, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Faculty PhotoExpanding the Donor Pool—Use of Expanded Criteria and High-Risk Liver Donors
B. Daniel Campos, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoThe Role of Stem Cell Transplantation in Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in the Era of Targeted Therapies
Jonathon Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute;
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoScientific Discovery in Transplantation Research—Next Generation Immunosuppression
Mandy Ford, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoHepatitis C—Past Present and Future
Ryan Ford, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoOptimizing the Conditioning Regimen and Stem Cell Collection for Patients Undergoing Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation
Jonathan Kaufman, MD
Associate Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Associate Director
Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship Training Program
Associate Vice-Chair, Quality Hematology and Medical Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute;
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty Photo

Allogeneic Transplant for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in the Modern Era
Jean Khoury, MD
Director, Division of Hematology
Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute;
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Faculty PhotoLiver Transplantation—Growing and Improving Outcomes
Stuart Knechtle, MD
Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation
Emory Transplant Center
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoStem Cell Transplant—Question and Answer Panel and
When to Offer Allogeneic Transplants for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome and How Much Conditioning Is Needed?

Amelia Langston, MD
Medical Director and Section Chief
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoThe Creation of a New Immunosuppressant Paradigm—Belatacept from Mouse through BENEFIT
Christian Larsen, MD
Dean, Emory University School of Medicine
Vice President, Health Center Integration
Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Chair, Board of Directors, The Emory Clinic
Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoStem Cell Transplant—Question and Answer Panel
Sagar Lonial, MD
Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Affairs
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoExpanding the Liver and Lung Donor Pool, Organ Perfusion
Joseph Magliocca, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
 How Psychosocial Issues Impact Transplant
Alice Mullins, LCSW
Social Worker
Winship Cancer Institute;
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoExpanding the Liver and Lung Donor Pool, Organ Perfusion
David Neujahr, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Lung Transplant
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoTransplanting Sensitized Patients: Paired Donor Exchange
Kenneth Newell, MD, PhD
Director, Living Donor Kidney Program
Emory Transplant Center
Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplantation
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoThe Obesity Epidemic and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis—When to Refer and How to Manage
John Paul Norvell, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoThe Emory Belatacept Experience—Tracking Outcomes to Improve Quality
Stephen Pastan, MD
Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program
Emory Transplant Center;
Associate Professor of Medicine
Renal Division, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoIdentifying and Eliminating Racial Disparity in Access to Transplant: Focus on the Southeast
Rachel Patzer, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
 Multiple Myeloma–A Patients Experience Through Transplantation
Danielle Spann
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoLiver Transplantation in Special Populations
James Spivey, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Clinical Director, Hepatology
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoBridging Liver Failure to Liver Transplant—Molecular Adsorbents Recirculating System/Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device
Ram Subramanian, MD
Assistant Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Faculty PhotoThe Road Less Traveled: Stem Cell Transplants for Aplastic Anemia and Germ Cell Cancer
Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD
Director, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Conference Planning Committee

Sarah Chart-Hart, RN
Senior Director
OptumHealth Education

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education

Karim Halazun
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Jane Hardwick-Triplett, RN, BSN, MPH
Transplant Outreach Coordinator
Emory Transplant Center

Amelia A. Langston, MD
Medical Director and Section Chief
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine

Robin LaRocco, RN
Referral Office Manager
Emory University Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant
Winship Cancer Institute

Sagar Lonial, MD
Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Affairs
Emory University School of Medicine

Stephen Pastan, MD
Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program
Emory Transplant Center;
Associate Professor of Medicine
Renal Division, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

Thomas C. Pearson, MD, DPhil
Executive Director, Emory Transplant Center
Surgical Director, Emory Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center
Livingston Professor of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, FACP
Director, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine