Carson Phillips

Sr Director, Transplant Clinical Ops
UAB Medicine
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Brief Bio

Carson Phillips is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and started her career as a nurse at UAB Hospital in 2009. She received her BSN and MSN from UAB School of Nursing (2009/2012). Carson has held a variety of clinical and leadership roles throughout her career in healthcare, with the majority of her career in the field of organ transplantation. She currently serves as the Senior Director of Transplant Clinical Operations at UAB’s Comprehensive Transplant Institute, one of the busiest transplant centers in the country.

Patient Group: Adult
Areas of Practice: In-patient, Living Donation, Outreach, Post-transplant, Pre-Transplant, Procurement

Alliance Presentations

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Breaking Barriers: Partnerships Redefining Organ Transportation

Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 3:00pm

As the demand for organ transplantation continues to grow, so do the complexities associated with the timely, safe, and secure movement of organs. Join us for an insightful session that addresses some of these pressing challenges through the lens of groundbreaking partnerships established between LifeCenter Northwest and Alaska Airlines, as well as the KODA and UPS. Representatives from each entity will share their experiences, detailing the intricate processes involved in establishing and implementing these partnerships, offering valuable insights to organizations seeking to forge similar alliances.

AS5.30 Xenotransplantation

Making the Impossible Possible: The Road to The First-In-Human Kidney Xenotransplant Clinical Trial

Monday, July 24, 2023, at 3:00pm

Xenotransplantation aims to increase availability through the novel approach of transplanting, implanting, or infusing live cells, tissues, organs from a nonhuman animal source, however, there are many clinical and ethical consdirations that must be examined as we look towards to the future. Over the course of this discussion, we will focus on the process of Xenotransplantatoin from bench to bedside. We’ll be joined by Dr. Dr. Jayme Locke, UAB Medicine’s Comprehensive Transplant Institute Director and an integral team member in developing and implementing the Parsons’ Model, to learn more about the journey to xenotransplantation.

Lifelong Networks

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