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.