Donate Life Archives
Apr. 24, 2014—When Renee Coats retrieved a packet from her mailbox she was not sure how to feel.
Apr. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will hold its fifth annual Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony as part of national Donate Life month. The event celebrates organ donor families, living donors and hospital staff who care for donors and transplant recipients.
May. 2, 2013—The old adage about the third time being the charm proved to be true for one Vanderbilt University Medical Center patient. Chris Hatfield, 37, of Murfreesboro, had come pretty close to getting a liver transplant in 2010. Twice, as a matter of fact, but each time, the donor liver wasn’t suitable for transplantation. Diagnosed at...
Apr. 8, 2011—Three weeks before her son’s scheduled kidney transplant, Melody McDonald received a heart wrenching text message: the surgery is off.