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ETMC Tyler was named to the "Leadership Circle" by Transplant Services Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

The designation is given to the top eye donor hospitals.

ETMC Tyler ranked among the top in North Texas with 17 cornea donations in 2011.

The award was presented May 4. Attending were Maria Kulma, ETMC; Britanya Kennedy-Thompson, cornea recipient; Victoria McNeel-Aken, UT Southwestern Med. Ctr.; Bob Evans, ETMC and Pam, Joe and Becky Canal, organ donor family.

Since 2001, ETMC has provided 221 corneas for transplant.

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