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Program Team

The Program team is composed of experienced multidisciplinary transplant professionals who are accomplished in clinical research, outcome studies and transplant management.
Director
Akinlolu O. Ojo, MD, PhD
Associate Vice President for Clinical Research
and Global Health Initiatives
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Tucson, AZ
Deputy Director
Robert M. Merion, MD
President
Arbor Research Collaborative For Health
Ann Arbor, MI
Research Scientist
Barry A. Hong, PhD, FAACP
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Program Evaluation Specialist
Amit Mathur, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery at Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona
Manager
Kimberly A. Gifford, MBA
Executive Director/CEO
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Arlington, VA
Coordinator
Holly Warren, RN, BA, CPTC
Program Coordinator
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Arlington, VA
Assistant Coordinator
Iby A. Diaz, JD, BsEd
Assistant Program Coordinator
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Arlington, VA
Specialist
Maureen Ndoto
Program Specialist
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Arlington, VA

Potential Donors

If you are considering organ donation, NLDAC may be able to lessen the burden of travel expenses. View the NLDAC Eligibility Screening Tool for NLDAC household income requirements. To learn more about the application process, read the NLDAC brochure "How to Apply" in English or Spanish.

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Transplant Centers

Join NLDAC in its mission to reduce financial disincentives to living donation. Please print a NLDAC poster and place it in your kidney transplant clinic or your local dialysis clinic. If you would like us to mail you posters or brochures, please complete this request form. If you would like to learn about the application process, click on the link below.

Application Process

Organ Donor
University of Arizona
ASTS
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
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