Heart Transplantation in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Alpesh Amin, MD
Medical Director
Parkland Memorial Hospital Heart Failure Clinic;
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UT Southwestern School of Medicine
Dallas, Texas

Integrating Transplantation with Novel Therapies in Myeloma
Larry D. Anderson, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Advances in Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Pietro Bajona, MD
Assistant Professor
Cardio Thoracic Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Advances in Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Jenna Bland, RN
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Recent Advances in Blood/Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
Robert Collins, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, Hematologic Malignancies and Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Therapeutic Options for Advanced Heart Failure
Mark Drazner, MD
Medical Director
Heart Failure, LVAD, and Cardiac Transplantation Program
Professor of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Immunosuppresant Medications: Quick Hits
Lisa Fuller, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator
Heart/Lung Transplant
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Living Donor Kidney Transplant
Christine Hwang, MD
Assistant Professor in Surgery
Division of Surgical Transplantation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Liver Transplantation: Evaluation, Selection and Allocation
Thomas Kerr, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Human Leukocyte Antigen: Why Is It Important?
Chantale Lacelle, PhD, D(ABHI)
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Medical Director, Transplant Immunology and Histocompatibility
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Psychological Assessment and Intervention in Transplant
Ben J. Lippe, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Taking the Guesswork Out of Marginal Donors: How to Make Better Choices Today and in the Future
Malcom MacConmara, MD
Assistant Professor in Surgery
Division of Surgical Transplantation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Neuromuscular Cardiomyopathy: A Novel Mode of Maladaptive Cardiac Remodeling
Pradeep P.A. Mammen, MD, FAHA, FACC
Medical Director, Neuromuscular Cardiomyopathy Clinic
Director, Translational Research for the Advanced Heart Failure
and Transplant Cardiology Program
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Heart Failure, Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplant Program
Division of Cardiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Heart/Kidney Transplant Patient
Dana McCullough
Transplant Patient Recipient
Dallas, Texas TX

Palliative Care
Tamara McGregor, MD
Associate Professor
UT Southwestern Family and Community Medicine;
UT Southwestern Palliative Care-Internal Medicine;
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Cirrhosis and Hepatic Decompensation
Arji Mufti, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Management of Complex Psychosocial Issues in BMT Patients
Prapti Patel, MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Hematologic Malignancies and Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Expanding the Donor Pool for Heart Transplantation
Matthias Peltz, MD
Surgical Director
Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

ABC of Transplantation in the Setting of New UNOS Allocation System
Bekir Tanriover, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Lung Transplant Outcomes and More…
and Medical Considerations for Lung Transplantation
Fernando Torres, MD
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Update on Hepatitis C Virus
Shannan Tujios, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

ABC of Transplantation in the Setting of New UNOS Allocation System
Miguel Vazquez, MD
Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation
Professor, Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Management of Long-Term Survivors of BMT
Madhuri Vusirikala, MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Surgical Advances in Lung Transplantation and ECMO
Michael Wait, MD
Professor
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Immunosuppresant Medications: Quick Hits
Sarah Wright, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator
Kidney/Liver Transplant
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Conference Planning Committee

Educational Content Planning

Sarah Chart, RN
Senior Director
OptumHealth Education

Ann Cuddy, RN, BSN, CCTC
Lung Transplant Coordinator
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education

Ericka Harden-Dews, JD, CHCP
Director, Office of Continuing Medical & Public Education
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Cheryl Kaplan, RN,BSN, MHA-MBA
Clinical Director, Solid Organ Transplant
UT Southwestern Medical Center

April Morgan, LCSW
Lead Social Worker, Solid Organ Transplant
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Susan Neill, RN, BSN
Intake Coordinator, Solid Organ Transplant
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Kathy Panian, BS MT(ASCP)BB, CSSGB
Administrative Director, Hematologic Malignancies/Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Carolyn Swann, RN, MS, MBA
Associate Vice President, Heart, Lung, Vascular, Solid Organ Transplant
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Fernando Torres, MD
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Miguel Vazquez, MD
Medical Director, Kidney Transplantation
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Sarah Wright, Pharm-D
Pharmacist, Solid Organ Transplant
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Administrative Planning

April Evans
Manager, Marketing
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jeanne Hair
Administrative Coordinator, MSRDP Business Operations
UT Southwestern Medical Center