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ETMC honored for eye donations

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ETMC Tyler received a decade of service award from Transplant Services Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center for being part of the "Leadership Circle" as a top donor of corneas. During the past 10 years, ETMC has harvested 226 corneas for transplantation and 134 ocular grafts for vision preservation procedures. These donations helped 186 East Texans with a cornea transplant and 205 patients with ocular grafts to preserve their vision. The award was presented April 26. Attending were (left to right) Jennifer LeBlanc, ETMC; Victoria McNeel-Aken, UT Southwestern Medical Center; Angela Bowers, ETMC; Judy Beam, organ donor family; Bob Evans, ETMC; Donna Drury, UT; Brad Scott, ETMC; Wanda Mitchell and Bill Hurst, Lions Club and Maria Kulma, ETMC.



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