IPTA Council and Committees
Ron Shapiro, United States
Burkhard Toenshoff, Germany
Anne I. Dipchand, Canada
Richard Trompeter, United Kingdom
Daniel Eduardo D'Agostino, Argentina
Lara Danziger-Isakov, United States
Tom Gross, United States
Christer Holmberg, Finland
Piotr Kalicinski, Poland
Muero Kasahara, Japan
George Mazariegos, United States
Mignon McCulloch, South Africa
Nancy Poirier, Canada
Jo Wray, United Kingdom
ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE
Focused on uniting the allied health community to develop programs of interest and creating a forum to exchange clinical experiences worldwide.
Responsible for organizing the IPTA Congress Post Graduate Course, planning pediatric symposia at other meetings, and making recommendations about the educational needs of members.
Monitors member trends and provides assistance with membership recruitment and retention; explores new member benefits and reviews and proposes revisions to the membership criteria as needed.
Identifies centers in underserviced areas who wish to develop transplant programs, facilitates partnerships with sponsoring institutions to provide medical and nurse personnel training, and assists with program implementation. Overseas all phases of the Program, including application review and evaluation, performing onsite needs assessment, and working with centers to further develop their programs.
PUBLICATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
Responsible for developing various printed materials for professionals, parents, and patients.