Advisory Board

Gift of Life Howie's House Advisory Board is comprised of fifteen individuals who are organ recipients and family members of transplant recipients, living donors, transplant surgeons, healthcare executives and community representatives committed to our mission.


2021 Advisory Board Members

Martha Anderson Executive Vice President of Donor Services, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

Carol Giungo Neiman Marcus

Mary Pat Kessler Director, Global Account Management, Project Management Institute

Pepper Krach Communications Practice Leader Mid-Atlantic Region, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Cynthia London Donor Mother

Lori Nicoletti Peruto, Esq. Attorney,Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation

Frank Podietz President, Emeritus Abramson Center for Jewish Life

Ranjoo Prasad, O.D. Dept. of Ophthalmology Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Bill Soloway Gift of Life volunteer, heart transplant recipient

Marc E. Uknis, M.D., F.A.C.S. Associate Professor of Surgery, UMass Medical School

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Richard D. Hasz President and CEO, Gift of Life Donor Program

Jan L. Weinstock, Esq. Vice President of Admin & General Counsel, Gift of Life Donor Program

Sara A. Cohen Development Manager, Gift of Life Howie’s House

2021 Board of Directors

Clyde F. Barker, M.D. – Chairman Emeritus, Department of Surgery & Transplant Surgeon, Donald Guthrie Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Cynthia London – Donor Mother

Michael J. Moritz, MD – Vice Chair, Department of Surgery- Operations and Clinical Affairs Surgery – General Surgery Transplantation Surgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Richard D. Hasz – President and CEO, Gift of Life Donor Program

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