2024 ISHLT Lifetime Achievement Award Honoring Lori J. West, MD, DPhil

Published 13 February 2024
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Headshot of Lori WestDuring its 44th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation will honor the recipient of the ISHLT’s 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award, Lori J. West, MD, DPhil

“For more than four decades,” says Dr. West, a past president of the ISHLT, “ISHLT has been the vibrant conduit supporting effective global collaboration amongst the members of our diverse professional community. I feel tremendously honored to receive the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award from my ISHLT colleagues. It is an immense privilege to receive acknowledgment of efforts, in the context of teams comprising many talented individuals, towards advancing new therapies for children with devastating heart conditions.”

Andreas Zuckermann, MD, ISHLT Past President and Nominating Committee Chair, was recently joined by Simon Urschel, MD, to catch up with Dr. West and ask her a few questions about her career and decades of service to pediatric transplantation. Watch the videos.

Want to hear more from Dr. West? The Lifetime Achievement Award will be formally presented at ISHLT2024 during General Session II on the morning of Thursday, 11 April. 

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