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Programs that accept donated hearts, kidneys, livers, eyes, ears, skin and other organs and tissue for use in transplant operations.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Gift of Life Donor ProgramResponsible for recovery and distribution of organs and tissues used in life-saving and life-enhancing transplants. In Pennsylvania, you can add the donor designation to your driver's license. You can also add the designation to your driver's license record at any time by registering online at www.donatelife-pa.org. Gift of Life Donor ProgramGift of Life Donor Program
Harvard Brain Tissue Resource CenterCollects human brain tissue for brain research.Harvard Brain Tissue Resource CenterHarvard Brain Tissue Resource Center
Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Eye BankThe procurement and distribution of corneal tissue for individuals in need of a corneal transplant. NorthamptonNortheast Pennsylvania Lions Eye BankNortheast Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank
Penn State Hershey Medical CenterFacilities and their respective services include: - University Hospital offers acute services such as cardio-thoracic surgery, high-risk obstetrical care, neonatal intensive care, adult and pediatric cancer treatment, transplant surgery and brain/spinal cord injuries surgery and rehabilitation. Also serves as the local chapter for the Children's Miracle Network For further information on this organization, contact: Jennifer Groff, Coordinator (717)531-4113 Children's Miracle Network Penn State Hershey Medical Center A190 PO Box 855 Hershey, PA 17033-0855 - University Physicians Center houses outpatient services which include basic family medicine, obstetric/gynecologic care and specialty services in diabetes, multiple sclerosis, hearing and vision problems, and hemodialysis. Psychiatric services include individual/family counseling and child psychiatric diagnostic services - Hemophilia Center provides diagnostic services, distribution of blood products, physical therapy, dental consultation, counseling, and inpatient/outpatient emergency care plans - College of Medicine confers Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science degrees, as well as offers programs for allied health, nursing, and continued medical education Additional services located at the Medical Center include: - Adolescent Eating Disorders Program - Life Lion, an emergency aeromedical service - CareLine, an information and referral to Medical Center services - Vocational Services assists persons with disabilities to return to work by providing therapy and physical training - Eye and bone banks - Breast Care Center - Comprehensive Epilepsy Center - Penn State's Sports Medicine and Weight Management Centers - Temporary lodging for adult and pediatric cancer patients and their families is offered at Hope Lodge (adult) and Ronald McDonald House (pediatric) - The Four Diamond Fund provides relief from the extraordinary financial burdens faced by families of children with cancer who are treated at the hospital - Offers bone marrow transplants Sponsors numerous disease-related support groups DauphinPenn State Hershey Medical CenterPenn State Hershey Medical Center
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)Manages the nation's organ transplant system under contract with the federal government. Manages the national transplant waiting list, matches donors to recipients, maintains the database of transplants in the U.S., develops policies and educates transplant professionals and the general public about transplants.United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

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