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Dr. KaleUAB Department of Surgery General Surgery Resident Cozette Kale, M.D., MPH, was awarded the American Society of Transplantation’s (AST) Live Donor Community of Practice (LDCOP) Travel Reimbursement Grant for the 2020 American Transplant Congress (ATC).

The LDCOP Executive Committee plans to recognize Kale at the LDCOP Virtual Annual Meeting on June 11, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 ATC was hosted in a completely virtual setting and the reimbursement funding will be held for the 2021 ATC in Seattle, Washington, as long as Kale is presenting work.

Kale is delighted to represent the UAB Department of Surgery and the lab of Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, at the LDCOP Virtual Annual Meeting well as the 2020 and 2021 ATC meetings.

“I feel really fortunate to be recognized by the AST LDCOP,” said Kale. “The ATC 2020 meeting was fantastic, and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to present our work on the role of advocacy within UAB’s Living Donor Navigator Program.”

The AST LDCOP is committed to providing quality educational resources for both professionals and patients. Visit this page to learn more about the LDCOP's toolkits, webinars, educational resources, and ongoing work groups.