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Living Well Before & After Transplant
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These programs are designed to offer useful information and practical tips for all heart, lung and abdominal (liver, kidney and pancreas) transplant recipients and their family members.

Patients currently on the waiting list for an organ along with their caregivers who attend will meet and be able to network with others who understand the transplant journey.  Everyone is welcome!


Location:  Community Conference Center, Room 3 - 8700 Watertown Plank Rd, Wauwatosa, WI

Save the dates for upcoming programs!  What do you want to learn about?  Let us know by phone (414-897-8669) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • September 28
  • October 31
  • November 16
  • December 28
  • January 25, 2018
  • February 22, 2018
  • March 22
  • April 26
  • May 24


Monday, September 18th

Financial Considerations for Transplant Patients
We’ll discuss important topics related to health insurance coverage, the financial review process,  and share some ideas and resources to help transplant patients address common financial situations and concerns.

Brian Koderl and Veronica Drinka
Transplant Financial Counselors

Q & A:  UW Health Transplant Social Work Team members

Online:  Must pre-register  (Call 1-800-543-6393 or 414-897-8669)

In person:
UW Health at The American Center
Learning Kitchen
4602 Eastpark Blvd., Madison, WI 53718

6:00-6:45-program begins
6:00pm Program begins for Online audience (Must pre-register to receive log in info)
6:45-7:15- Q & A 


Past Program Information
Thursday, May 25
Summertime Appetite-Festivals, Farmer’s Markets and Your Waistline
Tatiana Castellino, MS, RD, CD
Diabetes Dietitian/Educator, ProHealth
Download presentation
Thursday, April 27
Memorial Day Food Memories

Thursday, March 23
Staying Strong: Exercise for Bone and Joint Health After Transplant 
January 26, 2017 
10 Questions I Wish Patients Would Ask After Their Transplant
Speaker:  Ehab R. Saad, MD, FACP, FASN, Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin
Watch a recording of the presentation here.

October, 2016 - Medication:  Branded vs. Generic
Recorded webinar
PowerPoint Handout (PDF)

June, 2016 - Foot Care and Your Transplant
PowerPoint handout (PDF)


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