News Releases

Jewish Hospital, University of Louisville, Kleinert Kutz team performs nation’s third successful hand transplant on Nov. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2006
FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Jeff Polson
Barbara Mackovic
(502) 587-4230           

WHAT News conference regarding the nation’s third successful hand transplant
WHERE

Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Center, Hank Wagner Conference Center, 16th Floor, 200 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY.

WHEN Nov. 30, 2006 at 11:00 a.m.

The news conference will be up-linked via delayed satellite coordinates C-Band, Satellite AMC 6 Transponder 21@ 72 degrees West, Downlink Frequency 4120.  The signal will be available at 1:00 p.m. (EST), Thursday, Nov. 30, for one hour, Audio Channel 1 = 6.2, Audio Channel: 2 = 6.8. For any uplink issues please contact M&S Works, Jeff Sexton, at (502) 540-5301.

WHO

Physicians responsible for performing the nation’s third successful hand transplant will address the media during a press briefing, which will include information on the hand transplant, patient condition, details about the surgery and the surgical team.

SPEAKERS

Warren C. Breidenbach, M.D., a partner and hand surgeon with Kleinert Kutz and assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Louisville; Kadiyala V. Ravindra, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville; Robert L. Shircliff, president and CEO, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare (JHSMH); Susan Ildstad, M.D., director of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics, the Jewish Distinguished Professor of Transplantation, and professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville; and Mr. Paul O’Flynn, executive director of the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA).

ON SITE CONTACTS

Jeff Polson, Director of Marketing/External Relations, JHSMH
Barbara Mackovic, Media Relations Senior Manager, JHSMH

News Releases

Jewish Hospital, University of Louisville, Kleinert Kutz team performs nation’s third successful hand transplant on Nov. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2006
FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Jeff Polson
Barbara Mackovic
(502) 587-4230           

WHAT News conference regarding the nation’s third successful hand transplant
WHERE

Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Center, Hank Wagner Conference Center, 16th Floor, 200 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY.

WHEN Nov. 30, 2006 at 11:00 a.m.

The news conference will be up-linked via delayed satellite coordinates C-Band, Satellite AMC 6 Transponder 21@ 72 degrees West, Downlink Frequency 4120.  The signal will be available at 1:00 p.m. (EST), Thursday, Nov. 30, for one hour, Audio Channel 1 = 6.2, Audio Channel: 2 = 6.8. For any uplink issues please contact M&S Works, Jeff Sexton, at (502) 540-5301.

WHO

Physicians responsible for performing the nation’s third successful hand transplant will address the media during a press briefing, which will include information on the hand transplant, patient condition, details about the surgery and the surgical team.

SPEAKERS

Warren C. Breidenbach, M.D., a partner and hand surgeon with Kleinert Kutz and assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Louisville; Kadiyala V. Ravindra, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville; Robert L. Shircliff, president and CEO, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare (JHSMH); Susan Ildstad, M.D., director of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics, the Jewish Distinguished Professor of Transplantation, and professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville; and Mr. Paul O’Flynn, executive director of the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA).

ON SITE CONTACTS

Jeff Polson, Director of Marketing/External Relations, JHSMH
Barbara Mackovic, Media Relations Senior Manager, JHSMH

 

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