The Ripple Effect: An eNewsletter for the UW Health Organ Procurement Organization



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A Patient's Story

Chris struggled with Type 1 diabetes that eventually caused his kidneys to decline, until a transplant changed his whole life. Read Chris' story

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June 2011


One discussion, one family and one organ donor at a time. This messaging causes a ripple effect that changes Wisconsin and the world beyond our state's borders. Welcome to The Ripple Effect, an e-newsletter that brings you the latest news and information related to organ donation.

Paired Kidney Exchange Saves Lives Across the Nation

When her mom needed a kidney transplant, Becky Broering offered hers but found it was incompatible. Through the kidney exchange program at UW Hospital, Becky and her mom became part of a 16 transplant chain that touched lives across the country. Watch the video

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