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Founding members

Philippe Morel, head of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery at the University Hospitals of Geneva, has a distinguished curriculum as a transplant surgeon and initiator of initiatives in favor of organ donation and transplantation. Philippe Morel is the Vice president of Swisstransplant, the organ procurement organization in Switzerland, and is the official representative of Switzerland in the working group on transplantation at the Council of Europe.

Conrad Müller MD MBA, vice-president

Conrad Müller, former Director of Swisstransplant, has a background of pediatric surgery and health administration.

Leo Bühler MD, secretary

Leo Buhler, staff transplant surgeon and Head of the Unit of Surgical Research at the University Hospitals of Geneva, has a background in the field of transplantation research, in particular concerning xenotransplantation.

Pietro Majno MD, treasurer

Pietro Majno, staff transplant surgeon in the University Hospitals of Geneva, has a long standing interest in the problems of organ donation, transplant ethics and health resource utilization.

Members

All members of the organizing committee of the 1st World day of organ donation or transplantation who do not represent official organizations or institutions are accepted as members of Fairtransplant. They include the following:

Mr. Thierry Berney MD
Transplant surgeon, University Hospitals of Geneva

Ms. Marie-Claude Kempf
Transplant coordinator, University Hospitals of Geneva

Mr. Frederic Klopfenstein
Transplant recipient: representative of 'As de Coeur', transplant patients’ organization

Mr. Guy Jousson
Social worker, Transplantation Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva

Ms. Pascale Lilla
Mother of a donor, representative of the foundation 'Passez le Relais', association of donor families

Mr. Gilles Mentha MD
Professor of transplantation surgery, head of the Transplantation Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva

Mr. Jean-Claude Ruckterstuhl
Transplant recipient and psycho-social worker, University Hospitals of Geneva

Ms. Elisabeth Schick
Transplant recipient, representative of 'Transplant Activity Camps for Kids: Tackers', transplant patients' organization