Transforming lives with transplants

Kidney transplant team provides patients with lifesaving care

By: Rachel Rivera

Patient Referral

Pam Tilley-Hewlett, transplant assistant

Patient Evaluation

Mojdeh Bannister, B.S.N., R.N., pretransplant coordinator

Transplant Listing

Medical Review Board

Identifying a Donor

Stephanie Sharpe, B.S.N., R.N., living donor coordinator

Transplant Waiting List

Kalen DeGroat, LCSW, social worker


Hospital Stay

Alfonso Santos Jr., M.D., UF College of Medicine transplant nephrologist and an assistant professor of medicine, and Wilma Thomas-Simmons, M.S.N.,R.N., posttransplant coordinator

Ongoing Care

Karl Womer, M.D., UF College of Medicine renal transplantation director and professor of medicine