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Gift of Life Donor Program Executive Leadership

The following individuals currently make up Gift of Life Donor Program's Executive Leadership and serve as Directors for each department of our organ procurement organization.

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Howard M. Nathan, President and CEO

Jan L. Weinstock, Esq., Vice President of Administration and General Counsel

Richard D. Hasz, Vice President of Clinical Services

Scott Demczyszyn, Director of Transplant Coordinator Services

Gweneth D. O'Shaughnessy, Director of Hospital Services

Larry Suplee, Director of the Transplant Information Center

Theresa A. Daly, Director of the Gift of Life Institute

Robert Finkel, Director of Finance

John Green, Director of Community Relations

Nai-Ning Liang, Director of Gift of Life Eye Bank, Manager of Pulsatile Preservation

Chris McGarry, Director of Quality Assurance

Richard Ryan, Director of Tissue/Preservation

Joe's Story

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Joe thought his days of playing soccer were over when he was diagnosed with heart disease and needed a life-saving heart transplant to survive. Now, at 18, he is back on the field and living up to his nickname "The Blur" all thanks to his hero, an organ donor.

Click here to read Joe's story.


Giving Life a Second Chance

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Since 1974, Gift of Life Donor Program has helped hundreds of thousands of patients through organ and tissue donation.

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Gift of Life Family House

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Lodging & Support for Transplant Families

Thousands of patients come to Philadelphia hospitals every year needing life-saving organ transplants. Many come from out of state or travel great distances. Family House is a refuge for patients and their families who are on this journey.


Gift of Life Institute

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Training for Donation Professionals

Gift of Life Institute is an international training center for donation professionals offering comprehensive resources for skill-based learning, continuing education, collaborative research, and consulting services. Learn more >>

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