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Transplant Learning Conference 2024

Hosted by The Transplant Institute at Methodist Dallas

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 from 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: In-Person at Methodist Dallas Medical Center - Hitt Auditorium, 1441 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75208 | AND Virtual

About the Conference

This annual education conference designed to enhance knowledge and skills for healthcare providers. This exciting event brings together transplant, nephrology, and dialysis professionals for a day of in-depth learning and valuable discussions. You can expect:
  • Informative presentations: Gain insights on the latest advancements and best practices
  • Engaging Q&A sessions: Bring on the questions! We’ve allotted ample time after each presentation to answer questions and further learn your needs

Conference Agenda Overview and Materials

Conference Presenters

  • Bethany Carrasco, MCM, RD, LD – Transplant Dietitian
  • Edward Dominguez, MD – Transplant Infectious Disease
  • Kosunarty Fa, MD – Transplant Nephrologist, DallasNephrology Associates
  • Christie Gooden, MD – Transplant and General Surgeon
  • Ransdell Hunter, PhD – Transplant Psychologist
  • Amna Ilahe, MD – Transplant Nephrologist, Dallas Renal Group
  • Lori Kautzman, MD – Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
  • Sachin Kukreja, MD – Bariatric Surgeon, DFW Bariatric Surgery
  • Alejandro Mejia, MD – Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
  • Hector Nazario, MD – Transplant Hepatologist
  • Sarah Nicholas, RN – Transplant Clinical Manager
  • Hellen Oduor – Transplant Quality Manager
  • LaDonna Robinson, LMSW – Transplant Business Operations Manager
  • Alicia Reeve, PharmD – Pharmacist
  • Islam Shahin, MD – Interventional Radiologist

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**Methodist Health System is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 6.75 hours of Nursing and Social Work CE’s