International Conference 2020

International Conference of Transplant Coordinators
Scientific Program, November 21 – 22, 2020





Saturday, 21 Nov 2020, 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm IST


6.30 pm

The World Brain Death Project

Dr. K. Krishnamurthy, West Indies

Application in India

Dr. Kapil Zirpe, Pune  

Dr. K. Ganapathy

Dr. K. Deiveegan

7.30 pm

Communication from behind the mask - medical and donation conversations

Dr. Ben Ivory and

Ms. Jill Featherstone, UK

Dr. Harsha Jauhari

Mr. Howard  Nathan

8.00 pm

Are we ready for Transplant Pregnancy Registries?

Dr. Nithya Krishnan, UK

Dr. Vivek Kute

Dr. Anil Kumar

8.20 pm

Mini research projects for members to strengthen NATCO

Dr. Sunil Shroff, Chennai

Dr. Avnish Seth

Dr. Gurch Randhawa

8.40 pm


Chief Guest

Dr. Farrokh Wadia, KEM Hospital, Trustee ZTCC Pune




Sunday, 22 Nov 2020, 10am to 1.00 pm IST





10.00 am

Confusion over coordination - an ethical view of organ allocation.

Ms. Arati Gokhale, Pune;

Ms. Trilly Mathew, Delhi NCR &

Dr. Amit Joshi, Indore

Dr. Kishore Phadke

Dr. R. Kanthimathy

10.50 am

Donation protocol during COVID-19 in USA

Dr. Susan Gunderson, USA

Donation protocol  during COVID -19 in India 
Dr. Manisha Sahay, Hyderabad

Dr. S. K Mathur

Dr. Dibya Singh Shah

11.20 am

 A Walk in My Shoes: Transplant coordinator’s recovery story after COVID 19 infection

Mr. Ciju Nair, Mumbai &

Mr. Ahsan Ansari, Bhopal

Dr. Muneet Kaur Sahi

Dr. Sholay Meitei


Increasing the Donor Pool during the pandemic

Mrs. Arati Gokhale, Pune

Dr. Sanjay Kolte

Dr. Noble Gracious

12.00 noon

Patient support during COVID pandemic

TC driven approach - Dr. Sujata Rajapurkar, Nadiad

Group driven approach - Mrs. Jaya Jairam, Mumbai

For underprivileged patients - Mr. C.Y. Pal, Mumbai

Dr. Niroshan Seneviratne

Dr. Ravi Mohanka


Indications for lung transplantation with special reference to COVID infection

Dr. Sandeep Attawar, Hyderabad

Dr. Sanjay Dixit

Ms. Sujata Ashtekar


Sunday, 22 Nov 2020, 6.30 pm to 9.05 pm IST





6.30 pm

Women in Transplantation - some memorable journeys

Dr. Nancy Ascher, USA

Dr. Vasanthi Ramesh, India

Dr. Lori West, Canada

Mrs. Lalitha Raghuram, India

Dr. Nancy Ascher

Dr. Promila Gupta

7.30 pm

My first deceased donation or unique transplantation - from a young TC

Lt.Col. Anita Nair, Delhi NCR,

Dr. Nagraj Naik, Hubli &

Mr. Amit Chauhan, Gwalior

Dr. Sumana Navin

Dr. Vrishali Patil

8.00 pm

Reinventing  ourselves  in the new normal (Dedicated to Mrs Komal Pawar, our Organ Donation Champion)


Mr. Rajeev Maikhuri, ORBO,

Ms. Sunayana Singh, ORGAN India,

Mr. Nilesh Mandlewala, Donate Life,

Mr. Rajesh Shetty, Rebirth,

Mr. Anil Srivatsa, Gift of Life Adventure

Dr. Kulwant Gaur, Shine India

Ms. Pallavi Kumar, MOHAN Foundation

Ms. Priyanka Borah, Zublee Foundation

Mrs. Lalitha Raghuram

Dr. Rajesh Chandwani

8.40 pm

Panel discussion - How to start a new skin bank in your hospital

Dr. Somesh Balakrishnan, Chennai &

Dr. Rajesh Powar, Belgavi

Ms. Pallavi Kumar

9.00 pm

Vote of thanks

Mrs. Arati Gokhale


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