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RJPKC GW Kidney Adverts

The GW Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center have launched a series of ads featuring James Brown, NFL Today as part of an awareness campaign that aims to educate citizens in the D.C. market about kidney disease. The ads, which feature several different symptoms to

GW Celebrates Kidney Donors

It all started with an idea, said J. Keith Melancon, M.D., chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery, director of the GW Transplant Institute at GW Hospital, and professor of surgery at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS): “I’m going to donate

Kitty, the Refurbished Kidney

Anola McNair, who had her left kidney removed following the growth of a tumor, wasn’t sure about organ donation; though she needed a new kidney, she was reluctant to learn more. “I just wasn’t feeling the whole thing,” she recalled. “I’m thinking, ‘I don’t know,

Pairing Up

J. Keith Melancon, M.D., clapped Maurice Lucas, a retired Metro bus driver, on the back as he led him and his wife, Violet, through the door of the GW Transplant Institute at GW Hospital. “I’ve got somebody you need to meet,” said the chief of

RJPKC Ad Campaign Launched

The GW Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center have launched a series of ads featuring James Brown, CBS Sports/News broadcaster as part of an awareness campaign that aims to educate citizens in the D.C. market about kidney disease. The ads, which feature several different symptoms

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