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Liver Transplant: Acknowledgements

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Acknowledgements - Liver Transplant for Patients

Our dedicated patients, especially Mark Sakura, Paul Orlando, and Gene Mask, whose input is everywhere in this book.

Primary authorship: Elizabeth Morrison, MD (VA Puget Sound Health Care System) and members of the Portland Transplant Program, including: John M. Ham, MD, Anna W. Sasaki, MD, PhD, Roberta Ruimy, Ann Busch, RN, MSN, CNS, Domenica McKenna, PharmD, Tom Swanson, RN, Kami Faulkner, RN, Sue Gann, Gordon Wells, LCSW, Shelly Cowan, LCSW, Marian Fireman, MD, Dorothy Brown, Michelle Blum, LCSW

The VA Transplant Center staff at Pittsburgh, Nashville, Portland, Richmond, and Houston.

Brenda S. V. Salvas (Senior Manager, VA National Transplant Program)

Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Center: Jason Dominitz, MD, MHS (Director), Meaghan Larson, MPH (Program Manager), Jeff Paulino (Program Assistant) and the rest of the Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

VA Clinical Public Health Programs Offi ce of the Public Health Strategic Health Care Group: Ronald O. Valdiserri, MD, MPH (Chief Consultant); Janet Durfee, RN, MSN, APRN (Deputy Chief Consultant); David B. Ross, MD, PhD (Director, Clinical Public Health Programs); and Jane Burgess, ACRN, MS (National Program Manager, QUERI HIV/Hepatitis).

The VA Hepatitis C Resource Centers in Minneapolis, MN (directed by Eric Dieperink, MD and Christine Pocha, MD, PhD), West Haven, CT (directed by Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD) and San Francisco, CA (directed by Alexander Monto, MD).

This guide was updated in 2019 with the assistance of Shari Rogal, and the transplant teams at Houston, Madison, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Portland, and Richmond.