How does it work? A look into the life changing gift of tissue transplantation.

 Priscilla Turner Tissue Review Manager at LifeCenter Northwest   When most people think of donation the life-saving gift of organ transplantation comes to mind.  In addition to organs, tissue is also an invaluable gift to transplant recipients.  Tissue grafts offer patients the opportunity to return to work after a disabling accident, walk without a limp, […]

LifeCenter Northwest announces new executive leadership position

  LifeCenter Northwest is proud to announce the implementation of a new executive leadership position, Vice President, Organ Donation Services.  Our previous Director of Hospital Development, Scott Wunsch, MPH, will step into the newly developed position effective immediately. With more than 15 years of experience in the medical field, Scott brings extensive knowledge and perspective […]

Recipients, families and living donors gather in Houston for the 2014 Transplant Games

This weekend donation advocates from around the nation will flock to Houston, Texas for the 2014 Transplant Games of America. While this athletic event includes a variety of competitions for a wide range of participants, every last ballroom dancer, trivia challenger, and basketball player share a connection to donation. Living donors, donor families, organ transplant recipients, […]

Setting the record straight: Dispelling common donation myths

Mary Graff is the LifeCenter Northwest Community Outreach Program Manager.  She works directly with the general public regarding inquiries about donation,  fosters partnerships with government entities and community organizations, and oversees the Community Advocate program.  For questions or information about organ, eye and tissue donation, or to check  your registry status,  please contact Mary at mary.graff@lcnw.org or […]