Recent Job Placements
Deborah Maurer, RN, MBA, has joined UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as their new Program Administrator of Transplant Services. Prior to this, Deborah was the VP, Hospital Operations and Executive Leader for Transplant/LVAD & Neurosciences Service Lines at CHI Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Deborah has over 30 years of experience leading donation/ transplant programs and transplant payer networks, most notably CIGNA HealthCare and Kaiser Permanente. She is also a member of the UNOS Transplant Administrators Committee and a past member of the UNOS Membership and Professional Standards Committee
Sharon Klarman has joined Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts as their new Director of Transplant Services. Sharon previously was Patient Service Manager of the Kidney Transplant Program at Yale New Haven Hospital. Sharon earned her BSN from Northeastern University and completed her Master’s Degree in Health Leadership from Western Govenrors University. Sharon has published extensively and has been an active member of the UNOS Transplant Coordinator’s Committee, the UNOS Policy Committee, and the UNOS Kidney Transplant Committee. She also has served as a UNOS Region 1 representative.
Jenny Janisko, DNP, MSN
Jenny Janisko, DNP, MSN, has been named Director of Organ Recovery Services for ARORA in Little Rock, Arkansas. Jenny was previously the Nursing Director of Critical Care Services at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. She has a Master’s degree in Nursing Education from Walden University and Doctorate in Nursing Administration from Cappella University. Jenny’s passion for organ donation began with her experience in taking care of pediatric donors and their families. Her passion further grew when she worked on different projects with the ARORA team to improve donation practices at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She is a member of several nursing professional organizations: American Organization of Nursing Leadership, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and American Nurses Association.
Stephen R. Guy, M.D.
Dr. Stephen Guy has been named Associate Chief of Transplant Surgery at ChristianaCare in Newark, Delaware. Dr. Guy was previously the Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation at Tower Transplant Institute in Reading, Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. from Boston University and his M.D. from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and his American Society of Transplant Surgeons approved Multi-Organ Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Hospital Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute in New York City. He was instrumental in developing minimally invasive, laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation. Dr. Guy has published extensively and lectured nationally regarding numerous research initiatives, as well as clinical aspects of kidney and liver transplant surgery. In the service of global health, he was instrumental in an international effort to start a living donor kidney transplant program in Guyana, SA and extend it into the Caribbean Basin. Currently, he is also developing a cadaveric kidney transplant initiative in Guyana SA.