Boston – UNOS scientists and statisticians present the latest research in the field at this year’s annual American Transplant Congress (ATC). The ATC is the joint annual meeting of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, and takes place June 1-5, 2019.
Transplant professionals from around the globe attend ATC every year to be informed about the most recent and relevant research as it relates to organ and tissue transplantation.
UNOS researchers are constantly driving toward new insights, innovations and improvements in transplant. Their work addresses a broad spectrum of transplant-related issues, ranging from improving equity in access, analyzing impact of policy, statistical analysis of process and outcome measures, and the potential for behavioral science to help predict performance trends.
More than a dozen top UNOS researchers will present at the conference. They include:
- Laura Cartwright, M.P.H., Ph.D., Manager of Research Science
- Wida Cherikh, Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist
- Chris Custer, M.S., Research Analyst
- Julia Foutz, M.P.H, Research Analyst
- David Klassen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
- Rebecca Lehman, Ph.D., Research Scientist
- Kelsi Lindblad, Ph.D., Research Analyst
- Samantha Noreen, Ph.D., Research Scientist
- Andrew Placona, M.S.P.P.M, Manager of Data Science
- Amanda Robinson, M.S., Research Analyst
- John Rosendale, M.S., Principal Research Scientist
- Darren Stewart, M.S., Principal Research Scientist
- Read Urban, M.P.H, Research Scientist
- Gabe Vece, M.S.P.H., Research Analyst
- Jennifer Wainright, Ph.D, Senior Research Scientist
- Amber Wilk, Ph.D, Manager of Research Science
Learn more about their research and how they contribute to the field in upcoming stories on unos.org
Learn more about ATC and see the schedule of presentations here.
NOTE: Some of the studies presented at ATC were supported wholly or in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration. The content is the responsibility of the authors alone and does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.