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MISSION

To support innovative research and life-saving programs for the lung transplant community.

VISION

The Lung Transplant Lifeline will lead the way in building a world-wide culture of philanthropy around support for lung transplantation. We will become an exhaustive resource for a new generation where lung health is a priority for all.

Our Impact

In three short years, because of the incredible support from donors and volunteers, LTL has been able to make an impact to help patients and researchers. And we are just getting started!
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Leadership

Since opening our doors, our Foundation has brought a distinctive sense of urgency and efficiency to the lung research landscape and transplant patient support. We’re always challenging how we can advance research, better and faster. Our people are determined, collaborative, and amongst the brightest.
Dani Childress

Dani Childress

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

“The work we are doing to support patients and researchers, is critical to saving and extending the lives of all lung transplant patients. I am honored to lead the charge in the fight for lung health.”

Board of Directors

So much of our ambition and direction as an organization is thanks to our distinguished board. The dedication at the board level is unsurpassed, as evidenced by their personal and financial commitment to support the lung community.
Nilani Ravichandran

Nilani Ravichandran

BOARD CHAIR | FNP-BC; AVP of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Services
Kassy Kebede

Kassy Kebede

CO-FOUNDER + TREASURER | Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis | Transplanted 2012
Scott Taffet

Scott Taffet

VICE CHAIR | Cystic Fibrosis | Transplanted 2010

Medical Advisors

Selim Arcasoy

Selim Arcasoy

MD, MPH, Medical Director of Lung Transplant Program, CUMC
Joshua Sonett

Joshua Sonett

MD, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, CUMC

Life Member

Victor Fink

Victor Fink

FOUNDER | Pulmonary Fibrosis | Transplanted 2012
August 19, 1945 – November 1, 2018

Lifeline Alerts

At-Home Coronavirus Testing

At-Home Coronavirus Testing

As of June, four companies have received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to sell at-home coronavirus test kits – LabCorp, Everlywell, Quest Diagnostics, and Hims & Hers.

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TUBERCULOSIS (TB) SKIN TESTING

TUBERCULOSIS (TB) SKIN TESTING

Source: www.testing.com/tb-skin-testing/ By Anita Wong Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable disease affecting individuals of all ages. Globally, there were 1.5 million deaths from TB in 2018, the most from any single infectious agent. TB is caused by a...

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