During this session, we will evaluate the role of order and select tissue research and education play in scientific advancement through OPO collaboration.
Gina Dunne Smith
Gina has over 30 years working in the field of organ and tissue donation for transplant and research. Beginning her career with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) as a Senior Organ Placement Specialist for five years, Gina has spent the last 25 years with the International Institute for the Advancement of Medicine (IIAM) overseeing relationships with organ and tissue recovery partners and medical researchers worldwide. She is currently the Executive Director of IIAM.
Gina has remained integrated with relevant industry organizations and associations, presently serving on the AATB Quality Council, AATB Education Committee, The Alliance Leadership and Innovation Council and the American Transplant Society Advisory Committee. She served on the Board of Directors for NATCO for five years and worked with AATB on numerous other committees including the Steering Committee to author the Standards for Non-Transplant Anatomical Donation. She has also authored several articles regarding the benefits of research donation for non-transplantable organs, and has been a poster presenter for IIAM’s Neonatal Donor Program.
Speaker: Gina Dunne Smith, CTBS
Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST