10th Annual Interdisciplinary Transplant Symposium
Department:   Transplant Administration

This event was held Sep. 24, 2015, Rocky Hill Sheraton


Solid organ transplantation has become the standard of care for individuals with end stage kidney, liver or heart disease. The Symposium provides an opportunity for experts in the fields of kidney, liver and heart transplantation to present cutting-edge information to individuals working with transplant candidates, recipients and living donors. It also provides an opportunity for individuals interested in transplantation to learn more about this dynamic field. Participants who attend this symposium will be able to apply updated therapies to the care of individuals with end stage organ disease.


Assessment and Intervention for Patient Adherence
Colleen Brown, APRN
Transplant Nurse Practitioner
Hartford Hospital

Combined Liver Kidney Transplantation
Colin Swales, M.D.
UNOS Primary Physician
Hartford Hospital Transplant Program

Long Term Side Effects of Immunosuppression
Xiaoyi (Cheri) Ye, MD
Transplant Nephrologist
Hartford Hospital

Factors That Impact Outcomes after Heart Transplantation
Joseph Radojevic, MD
Director – Center for Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
Hartford Hospital

Transplant Tourism
Thomas Diflo, M.D., FACS
Director of Renal Transplantation
Westchester Medical Center
Professor of Surgery
New York Medical College

Hepatitis C And Liver Transplantation
Michael Einstein MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Hartford Hospital

Obesity after Transplant
Jennifer Ferrand, PsyD
Division of Health Psychology
Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital

Mechanical Circulatory Support and End of Life Care
Nicole Huhn, APRN
VAD Coordinator
Center for Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant
Maryann Steed, RN, MSN, CHPN
Palliative Medicine Consult Service

More Info: View/Download the 2015 Symposium Brochure
Sheraton Hartford South Hotel     map
100 Capitol Boulevard
Rocky Hill, CT    06067
Phone: (860) 257-6000
Registration: Required.

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