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Transplant

The Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative (NUTORC) is an interdisciplinary collaboration of clinicians, health services researchers and content experts who are conducting patient-centered outcomes research to improve the quality, safety, efficacy, equity and implementation of evidence-based transplant medicine. We are also committed to training the next generation of health services researchers focused on quality, safety and equity for our patients.

NUTORC

NUTORC conducts transplant outcomes research, establishes best transplant practices, guides transplant policy and increases access to transplantation services. Our investigators have expertise in state-of-the art research methodologies to address questions in the field.

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Elisa Gordon Lab

In her work, Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPH, aims to optimize the informed consent process by developing interventions that foster comprehension of treatment options and culturally competent care particularly for living donors and transplant candidates.

Learn more about the Gordon Lab.

Faculty

Borja-Cacho, Daniel

Borja-Cacho, Daniel

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Caicedo-Ramirez, Juan C

Caicedo-Ramirez, Juan C

Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Bio

Clinical interests: 1- Outcomes after Solid organ transplantation in Hispanics 2- Health communication and literacy in Solid Organ transplantation 3- Quality of Life in Solid Organ transplantation

Dietch, Zachary C

Dietch, Zachary C

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Gordon, Elisa J

Gordon, Elisa J

Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Bio

Dr. Gordon is Professor in the Department of Surgery-Division of Transplantation, Center for Healthcare Studies, and Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities at Northwestern University Feinberg Schoo... [more]

Ladner, Daniela P

Ladner, Daniela P

Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation) and Medical Social Sciences

Bio

My primary research presently focuses on the examination of safety vulnerabilities in kidney and liver transplantation. I have received a Dixon Innovation Award to study safety in kidney transplantati... [more]

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