April 23, 2008
President Bush Meets with "Six-Way" Kidney Tranplant Team and Patients
President George W. Bush met with patients, doctors and nurses who participated in the ground-breaking, twelve-patient “domino” kidney transplant in the Oval Office of the White House on April 23. Aside from being what is believed to be to first-ever simultaneous paired donation transplant of six kidneys, White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolton’s brother, Randall Bolton, was one of the patients.
You can learn more about the procedure at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/Press_releases/2008/04_08_08.html
If you would like to interview Robert Montgomery, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the transplant division at Johns Hopkins Hospital, please contact Assistant Director of Media Relations Eric Vohr at 410-955-8665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.