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Presenter: Anthony Clarkson, Maria Paula Gomez, Kristina Krmpotic, , ,
Authors: Anthony Clarkson, Maria Paula Gomez, Kristina Krmpotic
Director of Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation, NHS Blood and Transplant
Anthony Clarkson is a Registered Nurse and Director of Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation. Anthony started his career in tissue donation and prior to being appointed as the Director he spent a decade specialising in organ donation. During this time Anthony led the development of the UK wide organ donation service increasing donation rates by almost 100%. This work was recognised when Anthony was awarded the Clinical Leader of the Year in 2018. In February 2019 Anthony was appointed Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation and as led the creation of an integrated organ and tissue donation service. He has overseen the development of the 3rd UK Strategy for organ donation and transplantation which was published in June 2021. Anthony has been a ISODP Council member since 2019.
Executive Director, Donation and Transplantation Institute- DTI Foundation
Master in Donation & Transplantation of Organs, Tissues and Cells from Barcelona University. Dr. Gomez has 22 years of experience leading change processes in healthcare systems around the world. Executive Director of the Donation and Transplantation Institute (DTI Foundation) in Barcelona and medical coordinator of the International Registry for Organ Donation and Transplantation (IRODaT), councilor of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement (ISODP), member of both, The Transplantation Society (TTS) and the European Donation and Transplant Coordination Organization (EDTCO). Professor in the International Master in Donation & Transplantation of Organs, Tissues and Cells of the University of Barcelona.
She is the former CEO of Outcomes Australia and former member of the NSW Implementation Advisory Group for Increasing Organ Donation in New South Wales, Australia. During her role as the Acting Director of the Organ Donation for Transplantation Unit and her membership at the steering committee in Organ Donation in the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, she led the implementation of the leading practice in organ donation within the hospital.
Dr. Gómez was an observer member of the Council of Europe for Organ Donation during 2012 and 2013, DTI’s Medical Director from 2008 to 2013 and former National Transplant Director in Colombia 2005-2007.
Pediatric Intensivist, IWK Health and Dalhousie University
Kristina Krmpotic, MD, MSc, FRCPC is a Pediatric Intensivist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care at Dalhousie University. She is a donation physician for Legacy of Life, Nova Scotia, co-lead for activity 1 of the LEADDR program of research, and donation lead for the Academic Training Program of the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program.
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