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Oct. 10, 2013

In Memoriam: Cynthia Cohen

The ITNS Board of Directors was saddened to learn of the passing of Cynthia Cohen, a liver transplant nurse practitioner and hand and face transplant coordinator at John Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center. Cindy was bright and energetic and we were proud to call her a member of ITNS. Cindy recently delivered an impressive presentation on reconstructive transplant basics at our Annual Symposium and we were so thankful to have her share her talents and expertise. Contributions in her memory may be sent to John Hopkins Stepping Stones, a fund to support transplant patients and families. Checks should be made payable to John Hopkins University and mailed to the attention of: Brigitte Sullivan, Comprehensive Transplant Center, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21287.

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