Rebecca Cogswell, MD Named Medical Director of ISHLT's International Thoracic Organ Transplant (TTX) Registry
On July 11, 2022, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) announced that Rebecca Cogswell, MD will succeed Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH as the Medical Director of the Society's International Thoracic Organ Transplant (TTX) Registry.
The ISHLT TTX Registry was established in 1983 to collect, analyze, publish and make available for research data regarding patient, donor, transplant characteristics and outcomes for heart, lung and heart-lung transplantation. The registry collects data from regional, national, and international registries making it the world's largest multidisciplinary organization committed to improving the care of patients with advances heart and lung disease.
Dr. Cogswell has plans to "expand the international data participation and answer clinically important questions." She is also set on "developing a diverse steering committee to help engage, develop and promote talent and leadership in our Society." Let's share her excitement with this new endeavor!