Kidney Solutions

A Network of Transplant Experience


Episode 131: Zachary Sutton – A Journey from Altruistic Donation to Transplant Advocacy

In this heartfelt and deeply personal episode of Kent’s Kidney Stories, host Kent Bressler is joined by Zachary Sutton, a man of profound impact in the kidney community. With his doctorate in Health Administration and experience as a Physician’s Assistant, Zachary’s journey is one of both professional insight and personal sacrifice, having been an altruistic kidney donor himself.

Kent and Zachary delve into the transformative work happening at the Medical University of South Carolina and the blossoming South Carolina Transplant Foundation. They discuss the power of community support, the importance of patient education, and the life-changing potential of living donation.

But it’s Zachary’s personal narrative that truly captivates as he opens up about his experience as a living donor, the motivations behind his gift, and the ripple effect it has had on encouraging others to consider donation. This episode is a testament to the profound difference one individual can make in the lives of many, and an invitation to listeners to become part of a broader conversation about giving, support, and advocacy within the kidney community.

For those touched by kidney disease or considering organ donation, this episode is not only a source of inspiration but also a call to action. Join us as we explore the journeys that define courage, the stories that inspire generosity, and the collective efforts that are shaping the future of kidney health and transplantation.

For more information on the South Carolina Transplant Foundation, living donation, or to join the supportive community at Kidney Solutions, visit

Host: Kent Bresler
Producer: Jason Nunez

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