Please join the Georgia Transplant Foundation (GTF) as we bring together transplant physicians and healthcare experts to inform organ transplant candidates, recipients, living donors, and their families of new information in the field and for an opportunity to network with others in the transplant community.
The Atlanta TNT conference is free and includes lunch.
ATLANTA TNT SESSION TOPICS:
Living The Dream
Lisa Washington, Kidney Recipient, B’Tyli Natural Skin Therapies
Transplant Stories – “Faces of Hope”
Morgan Reed, Living Kidney Recipient
Calvin Henry, Double Lung Recipient
Tony Larkins, former LVAD patient, Heart Recipient
Heart Transplant Session
Arun Krishmoorthy, MD, Piedmont Transplant Institute
Liver Transplant Session
Marwan Kazimi, MD, Piedmont Transplant Institute
Kidney Transplant Session
Todd Merchen, MD, Augusta University Transplant Program
Lung Transplant Session
David Neujahr, MD, Emory Transplant Center
Kimberly Ellis, Technical College System of Georgia
Dental Health and the Transplant Patient
Christopher W. Cutler, DDS, PhD, Dental College of Georgia
Living While Waiting
Bobby Howard, kidney recipient, LifeLink Foundation
To register for the Atlanta TNT conference by Friday, October 13, please email TNT@gatransplant.org or call (678) 514-1178 or toll-free (866) 428-9411.
Supported by generous grants from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Cobb EMC Community Foundation, Community Walgreens, and Encompass Rx.
Please join us on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel for an evening of dinner, dancing, and unique auctions, as we honor leaders in our transplant community.
We will have the pleasure of honoring:
Dr. John Whelchel
Dr. Whelchel is a native of Georgia and graduate of MCG School of Medicine. His contributions in the field of organ transplantation are as numerous as the more than 5,000 lives he has healed as a kidney transplant surgeon.
Dr. Andrew Smith
Dr. Smith is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. He is a past president of Georgia Transplant Foundation’s Board of Directors and specializes in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology.
Stanley “Stan The Man” Gann
“If strength comes from adversity, Gann may be the strongest man alive” says author Gene Asher. Heart transplant recipient, Stan Gann is a former high school and Georgia Tech quarterback and later a high school coach.
Join the Ranks of Our Top Sponsors
Sponsorships are available at a variety of levels, for corporations, to individuals. For more information, please go to our sponsorship opportunities page to learn about the different levels of sponsorships available. Sponsorship levels range from our Second Chance Sponsor at $1,500 to our Presenting Sponsor at $25,000.
If you are unable to attend Celebrate Life, please consider making a general donation in support of the Georgia Transplant Foundation and our state’s organ transplant community.
Donate Auction or Raffle Items
Our event would not be the same without the generous support from businesses and individuals who donate their goods to our raffles, silent auction and more. Items featured in the past have included exciting trips, luxury goods, electronics, spa services, and tickets to sporting events, just to name a few. If you believe that you have an item that could be used in a raffle, or if you may be able to donate items to our silent and/or live auction, please email email@example.com or call (678) 514-1180.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Cocktail Reception – 6:30pm
The Main Event – 7:30pm
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel, 3315 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326