Laura Huckestein

Director of Clinical Services
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Brief Bio

I am a RN/BSN who is Director of Clinical Services for OurLegacy – Working to optimize the entire clinical process and building cohesive teams to fulfill our mission.
I have been in the OPO world since 1999 starting in Indiana (IOPO) x 1 year, Maine (NEDS) x 17 years and now in Florida. Previous experiences include: PICU, PACU, Home Hospice, Sales and Marketing.
I am married with grown children and grandchildren – we live in Florida with our 2 NewfieDoodles Tuna and Orca and maintain a residence in Maine.

Primary Patient Group Both

Primary Areas of Expertise Procurement

Primary Organs of Expertise All Organs

Alliance Presentations

4.4.23 DonationCenter 476129113

Honoring the Gift Through Donor Care Units: Exploring the Pros and Cons of Different Models

Tuesday, April 04, 2023, at 2:00pm

Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) are exploring the best approach to developing a Donor Care Unit (DCU) within their service areas to improve organ viability, increase the number of organs recovered per donor, and provide better care of the donor and the donor’s family. Over the course of this discussion, we will welcome three OPOs who will share their experiences as it relates to the implementation of their DCUs and their improved outcomes.

Lifelong Networks

Our partners are the heart and soul of our organization. For more than 15 years, they have played a vital role providing quality education and programs to advance a shared mission.