Donate Life Archives
May. 7, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center held its sixth annual Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony on Thursday, April 30.
Apr. 23, 2015—Becky Holman has worked at DCI Donor Services Tissue Bank for 22 years, allowing her to be a part of the donation process for hundreds of patients.
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.