Janet Darnell received a life-saving lung transplant. Five months later she received life-saving surgery for colon cancer. She calls herself a “walking miracle.”
Without the lung transplant, the cancer may never have been detected.
Honor walk video from Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital honors two organ donors and their families
The two organ procurements were the first at VWCH in almost five years
Not taking her medications could have cost a patient her life. A new Transplant Pharmacy program found her in the nick of time.
Transplant Pharmacy uses a new computer program to find patients who need medication reminders
Hospital staff conspires to help transplant patient plan a surprise proposal – to his wife
Love was in the air on the seventh floor of Medical Center East
Eighteen years ago Kanisha Sizemore got a new kidney and pancreas. With her job in the Transplant Pharmacy she gives patients hope and perspective.
“Being a transplant recipient is a blessing, but it is also life changing in several ways."
Mary Marlowe decided to donate one of her kidneys. Four people received transplants as a result.
“It is amazing to see all the pieces come together from one person’s generosity.”
There is a bell on the transplant unit. It rings in celebration — and memory
Coleen Leszczynski's family dedicated the bell, to be rung every time a transplant patient leaves the hospital
“Why on earth would I not do this?”
Sarah Osman works in the Transplant Pharmacy. She heard that Nathan Horton, her boss from a previous job, needed a kidney. She immediately offered one of hers.
VUMC employee attends honor walk for her brother, becomes passionate organ donation advocate
Her brother Taylor's death was heartbreaking, but Anna Lorenz is determined to inspire others with his example