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Patient Spotlight

A story of family and faith: Jennifer received a kidney transplant. The donor was Capri, who is married to Dennis. Jennifer is Dennis’ ex-wife. It’s complicated.

By Matt Batcheldor

The extended family has grown closer as a result of Capri's generosity. She says her faith led her to the decision.

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Employee Spotlight

Not taking her medications could have cost a patient her life. A new Transplant Pharmacy program found her in the nick of time.

By Emily Stembridge

Transplant Pharmacy uses a new computer program to find patients who need medication reminders

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Employee Spotlight

Eighteen years ago Kanisha Sizemore got a new kidney and pancreas. With her job in the Transplant Pharmacy she gives patients hope and perspective.

By Matt Batcheldor

“Being a transplant recipient is a blessing, but it is also life changing in several ways."

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