Contact Us

For organ donation and issues of donor suitability please call us Toll Free at 866-731-6585. We are available 24hr/day and will refer to you to the appropriate staff member. To sign up to nPOD donor registry, please visit the Organ Donation to nPOD session.

For general information, please contact our Administrative Staff

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Mark Atkinson, Ph.D. nPOD Executive Director
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Alberto Pugliese, MD nPOD Co-Executive Director

Administrative Core Staff

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Mingder Yang, Ph.D. nPOD Director
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Sirlene Cechin, Ph.D. nPOD Working Groups/DataShare Scientist
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Kurt Reis nPOD Donor Development and OPO Liaison
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Amanda Myers nPOD Investigator Coordinator
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Teresa Keppel nPOD Program Assistant
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Kayla Miller nPOD Physician Outreach Coordinator
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Joseph Pobee, MS(CHES)nPOD Program Assistant

Processing and Pathology Core Staff

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Maria Beery, MSnPOD Core Research Specialist
Helmut Hiller, MSnPOD Core Research Specialist
Myriam Padilla, ASnPOD Histologist/QIHC
Ellen Verney, BSnPOD Core Research Technician
Stephen Selman, BSnPOD Core Research Technician
Leyla Evans, BSnPOD Core Research Technician

nPOD Administrative Office contact information

University of Florida, College of Medicine
Phone: (352) 273-8277
1275 Center Drive, BMSB Room J586
Fax: (352) 273-9370
PO Box 100275
Gainesville, FL 32610-0275
www.jdrfnpod.org