Kidney Solutions

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Episode 83: Dr. Velma Scantlebury – America’s 1st African-American, Female Transplant Surgeon

Kent gets a great opportunity to converse with Dr. Velma Scantlebury. Dr. Scantlebury is a transplant surgeon and author of Beyond Every Wall, Becoming the 1st Black Female Transplant Surgeon. She is an advocate for preemptive transplant and increasing diversity and women in surgery.

To learn more about Dr. Velma Scantlebury or to purchase her book, click here to visit her website.

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Host: Kent Bressler
Producer: Jason Nunez

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