Organ Donation Awareness Event at University Hospital

(LONDON, Ontario) – The Sun Life Financial Gift of Life Relay Walk will be holding an event at London Health Sciences Centre’s University Hospital as part of their organ donation awareness walk to Windsor and Toronto.

Date: Thursday April 24, 2008
Time: 9:30 a.m. (speakers)
10:30 a.m. (Relay walk to begin)
Location: London Health Sciences Centre
University Hospital, 4th Floor
Multi-Organ Transplant Program (MOTP) lobby

Speakers include:
• Dr. Jevnikar, co-director of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program
• Dr. Markel, CEO, Trillium Gift of Life Network
• Organ recipients and donor families
• Niva Segatto, Canadian Transplant Games

One-on-one interviews and photo opportunities will be made available.

Tom Awad, organ recipient and organizer of the event is available for interviews on his cell phone: 519-819-8555.

For more information contact:
Mitra Foroutan
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 74772
Mitra.foroutan@lhsc.on.ca

After-hours assistance:
Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communication consultant on-call

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