Marco Sacchi, MD, Intensivist, works in Niguarda Hospital in Milan. Niguarda is the biggest hospital in the city, trauma center of Milan and Heart, Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center. He collaborates with the prehospital EMS and he cares about the role of the prehospital system in organ procurement. Neurointensivist, he cares about organ donation since 20 yrs. He works in the local organ and tissue procurement office. He collaborates with the Regional Transplant center and the National Transplant center for staff training about DBD and DCD pathways. He is a member of the Anesthesia and Critical Care Committee of The Transplantation Society and collaborates with TPM-DTI Foundation for international courses on organ procurement.
Rafael Badenes is a Medical Doctor, PhD, specialist in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care. Department of Anesthesiology and Surgical-Trauma Intensive Care, Hospital Clínic Universitari de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. Full Professor Department of Surgery, University of Valencia. Spain. Scientist of INCLIVA Research Health Intitute, Valencia, Spain. His primary research interests currently are neuroscience and organ donation and transplantation.
Dr. Stephen Beed is a clinician at heart and has completed postgraduate training focused on Adult Critical Care Medicine plus Thoracic and Cardiovascular Anesthesia. His current clinical focus is in the Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Beed has recently been awarded the position of President-Elect (2019-2021) for the International Society of Organ Donation and Procurement Council. Having served as the Medical Advisor for the Nova Scotia Organ and Tissue Donation Program since its inception in 2006, he continues to contribute to the development of optimal care for organ and tissue donation by also serving as the Clinical Lead for the new presumed-consent legislation that has passed in Nova Scotia. He has also served at the national level by having served as National Chair of the Deceased Donation Advisory Committee (2008-2018) as well as serving as a member of the Organ Donation and Transplantation Expert Advisory Committee through Canadian Blood Services.