Podcasts

Saving Those Waiting

Posted on August 3rd, 2021 by Colleen Gerber

Do you know that 60% of those on the national waiting list are either, African Americans, Hisapanic/Latino, Asian Pacific Islanders or American Indian/Alaska Natives.  But these groups make up less 50% of those who receive transplants.  Also, these groups are less likely to register as OET donors. Linda D. Kimble, Executive Director of Cleveland MOTTEP discusses this […]

The Numbers Don’t Add Up

Posted on August 4th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

Individuals who are African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian or Pacific Islanders, American Indian or Alaskan Natives make up 60% of the national waiting list for an organ transplant.  Yet, in 2019, only 46% of the people who received a transplant were from these communities. Increasing the gap further is the fact that these communities […]