In the Media Tag: James Eason

New rules raise concern on state procuring organs

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Experts and advocates say the new rules will phase out groups that aren’t as effective in pursuing organs for more than 100,000 people on the national transplant waiting list. Critics say decertifying groups will sow chaos in a complex system.Fresh guidelines for organ procurement groups are “long overdue,” said Dr. James D. Eason, transplant surgery… Read More

Leading Memphis Transplant Surgeon: Almost Everyone Can Donate Something

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Earlier this month, a flag-raising ceremony was held in front of Methodist University Hospital to recognize National Donate Life Month in April and raise awareness about organ and tissue donation…Eason says the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute remains on track to open a completely transformed Transplant Institute next year, thanks to an anonymous $40 million… Read More

A Memphis mothers gives her daughter a second chance at life with the help of Le Bonheur


When you look at these faces, it’s easy to see 6-year-old Ariana Jones and her mom, Maria Mitchell, are not your average daughter and mother, but they’re two people with a special bond. “We take for granted we’re going to wake up and everything will be fine and it’s business as usual, but that’s not… Read More

Methodist, UT Get Anonymous $40M Donation

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“This gift will further our vision of Memphis being a healthcare hub not only for the Southeast, but for the entire United States,” said Dr. James Eason, UTHSC Professor of Surgery and Director of the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute.