Subcommittee Hearing

The Cost of Inaction and the Urgent Need to Reform the U.S. Transplant System

Subcommittee on Health Care Date: Thursday, July 20, 2023 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Benjamin L. Cardin (D - MD)
  2.  Steve Daines (R - MT)


  1. LaQuayia Goldring
    Louisville , KY
  2. Molly J. McCarthy
    Vice Chair & Region 6 Patient Affairs Committee Representative
    Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)
    Redmond , WA
  3. Matthew Wadsworth
    President and CEO
    Life Connection of Ohio
    Kettering , OH
  4. Raymond J. Lynch, MD, MS, FACS
    Professor of Surgery and Director of Transplantation Quality and Outcomes
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey , PA
  5. Donna R. Cryer, JD
    Founder and CEO
    Global Liver Institute
    Washington , DC

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