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Francis Moore Excellence in Mentorship in the Field of Transplantation Surgery Award 2018 Recipient


Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD, FACS
University of Colorado

Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of Transplant Surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. She is an established multi-organ transplant surgeon with additional surgical training in Live Donor Liver Transplantation. Dr. Pomfret is an international leader within the field of transplantation, currently serving as the Executive Editor of Transplantation, the most highly cited journal in the field of organ transplantation. She served as the President of the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) from 2014-2015 and on various other organizational and governmental boards including the ASTS Board of Directors as a Councilor-at-Large from 2009 through 2012, and the OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors from 2011 – 2014. Dr. Pomfret is an active researcher with a record of peer-reviewed publications and has lectured worldwide on current issues in the field.