Susan Gunderson, United States


Since 1989 Susan Gunderson has dedicated her career to saving lives through organ and tissue donation as founder and CEO of LifeSource.  LifeSource is the federally designated organ procurement organization for Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota; is an AATB accredited tissue bank; and is widely recognized as a leader in innovation and best practice in organ donation.

Ms. Gunderson has held national and international leadership positions, including President, Association of Organ Procurement Organizations; Board director for multiple  organizations including the United Network for Organ Sharing, the Alliance for Organ Donation and Transplantation, HHS Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation and the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement.

Since 1996 her international experience has included a faculty appointment with the University of Barcelona, Transplant Procurement Management (TPM) advanced international training course on transplant coordination, and co-director of the Global Leadership Symposium.


Lectures by Susan Gunderson

Sessions chaired by Susan Gunderson

When Session Role Room
08:30 - 10:30
Plenary Session — Innovation: An unlimited Supply to Transplantable Organs Chairs Room 2
18:00 - 19:00
Concurrent Session — VCA Chairs Room 3
17:00 - 18:00
Concurrent Session — Legal Regulations for Organ Donation Chairs Room 4


Committee Role Section
Congress Board Member

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