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.
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- Cecil Booth
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- Devin Katayama
- Dr. Sander Florman
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- Ellen Miller
- Emily Bingham
- Evan Roth
- Perry Bacon, Jr.
- John Yarmuth
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Kentucky to the World Presents Dr. Sandy Florman: “Life Saving Organ Transplants – Ethics, Politics & Technology”
“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-raised transplant doctor to share his story on March 12” – Insider Louisville, March 2015 Sander Florman, a leading surgeon in the world of organ transplants and a Louisville native, shares his story.
In the News: “Dr. Sander Florman, Louisville Native and Transplant Expert, on What People Should Know About Organ Donation”
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….
There are over 120,000 people awaiting a life-saving organ transplant in the United States and there will only be ~8,000 deceased donors; Every day approximately 17 people die awaiting transplant. One deceased donor can potentially provide organs for transplant for up to 9 people. You only need one functioning kidney. The risk of donating a…
“Louisville surgeon to lecture on organ transplants” – The Courier-Journal, March 2015 The Courier-Journal covers NYC doctor and Louisville native Sander Florman sharing his story with Kentucky to the World.
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.
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!