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The Lifespan Living Kidney Donor Program In the News
Several patients and donors have publicly shared their transplant stories in an effort to raise awareness of the need for living donors.
Below are a few recent news features about the impact of the Living Kidney Donor program at Rhode Island Hospital. Click on a headline below to view the story on the webpage of its original news publication. Please note that some stories may be unavailable or a paid subscription may be required.
Two Best Friends Share a Kidney
It started as a joke one evening. It evolved into a life-saving event.
She's Pleased to Give a New Lease on Life
Just three weeks after surgery, a kidney donor says both she and the person she donated to are doing well.
More News Featuring the Lifespan Living Kidney Donor Program
Governor McKee declares April 'Donate Life Month,' urges Rhode Islanders to become organ donors
April 4, 2022 (WPRI 12)
Day of Giving: Transplant program at Rhode Island Hospital gives new life, recipient says
November 22, 2021 (WJAR NBC 10)
Dr. Osband explains how to be a living donor on Turnto10.com
May 21, 2021 (WJAR NBC 10)
Sharing life: BIMC staffer donates kidney to family member
December 24, 2020 (The Block Island Times)
Dr. Osband outlines how transplants were achieved during COVID-19
April 27, 2020 (WJAR NBC 10)