Michael Wines and Sharon LaFraniere: “Breaking World News from The Louisville Times to The New York Times” – October 21, 2015 Louisville native and former New York Times Beijing Bureau Chief Michael Wines and award-winning New York Times journalist Sharon LaFraniere met when they both worked at The Louisville Times. They went on to live […]
On March 12, 2015, Dr. Sander Florman was a guest speaker at the Kentucky to the World event. Dr. Florman, a graduate of St. Francis School and the University of Louisville Medical School, is a transplant surgeon and Director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
“Life Saving Organ Transplants – Ethics, Politics & Technology” – March 12, 2015 Hear from one of the leading experts nationally and internationally in organ transplants – Dr. Sander (Sandy) Florman, a Louisville native and graduate of St. Francis School and University of Louisville Medical School. Dr. Florman will share the fascinating story of his […]
Louisville native Dr. Sander Florman returns home Thursday evening to talk about organ transplants at the Henry Clay Building. Florman is the director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. During his speech entitled “Life Saving Organ Transplants-Ethics, Politics & Techonology,” Florman will discuss organ transplantation and donation and his Kentucky upbringing. Kentucky to the World, an organization that highlights prominent people with ties to Kentucky, will host the event.
Dr. Sander Florman is a leading surgeon in the world of organ transplants. The Louisville native will tell his story in the next program sponsored by Kentucky to the World (KTW), an organization that showcases commonwealth-connected people who have had major impacts on the global stage.
By Wesley Kerrick Originally published in Voice-Tribune in March 2015 I’s hard to imagine a career more rewarding than saving lives for a living. But it’s just what some people do. Indeed, being a hero is all in a day’s work for one prominent New York City doctor, who happens to be a Louisville native. […]
Kentucky to the World presents Louisville native Dr. Sander Florman, a national transplant expert who will share his journey from University of Louisville Medical School to rebuilding the transplant program in post-Katrina New Orleans to running one of the most successful transplant centers in the country.
According to Louisville native and University of Louisville alumni Bill Porter, retired Chief Designer of three decades at General Motors, “The best designs are those that represent a true synthesis of art and technology.” Join KTW for a lively conversation with Mr. Porter as he discusses the creative evolutionary journey and inspirational recipes for the fusion of engineering and art that sparked some of the world’s hottest automobile designs and trends. Along the way, discover unique influences of his Kentucky upbringing on his work, like drawing fighter planes during his childhood art classes at what is now the Louisville Visual Art Association.
Among the guests of the Kentucky to the World series in 2015 are William Porter, Studio Chief Designer for General Motors for over three decades, and Dr. Sander Florman, the director of Mount Sinai Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute in New York City. Stay tuned for more!
Louisville’s own music legend Jonathan Wolff spoke to a sold-out crowd at Actors Theatre sharing how he got the jobs others didn’t and the impact growing up in Louisville had on his career. WFPL’s Devin Katayama moderated the event taking the audience on a journey from Jonathan’s early days of playing and studying with Louisville’s leading musicians to Hollywood where he spent his first 10 years doing every odd job or music “chore” he was offered.