On Tuesday, April 10, the Community Health Information (CHI) Center at
St. John’s Medical Center will host the community presentation “Saving
Lives through Organ Donation” with Gary Loghry, Regional Donation
Consultant, Donor Alliance.
Topics will include the Wyoming Donor Registry, how to become an organ
donor, dispelling the common myths regarding donation, the importance
of donation and advanced directives and how the donation process works
Each year, the lives of approximately 500,000 Americans are saved through
organ and tissue donation. Donor Alliance is the federally-designated,
non-profit organ procurement organization and an American Association
of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving Colorado and most
of Wyoming. As a recognized leader in facilitating the donation and recovery
of transplantable organs and tissues, Donor Alliance’s mission is
to save lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
The presentation will be held from noon - 1 pm in the Moose/Wapiti Classroom
at St. John’s Medical Center. Refreshments will be served. Call
the CHI Center at 739-7244 for more information.