Recent Job Placements
Jaison M. Abraham
Jaison M. Abraham has been named Director of Transplant Programs at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Jaison was previously at AdventHealth in Orlando, Florida, where he held various roles: Performance Improvement Engineer, Performance Improvement Project Manager, and most recently, Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance at the AdventHealth Transplant Institute. Jaison graduated from Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College with a Master in Business Administration degree and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Jaison began his new role at the start of 2022.
TLI is pleased to announce that Mark Tudor, M.S., has been named Executive Director of ARORA in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mark previously was the Senior Director at LifeNet Health in Virginia Beach, Virginia and also at Gift of Life Michigan. Mark received his Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and his Master of Strategy and Leadership degree from Michigan State University. He is certified both as a transplant preservationist and a procurement coordinator.
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.
Veron Browne, M.D., M.B.A.
Veron Browne, M.D., M.B.A., has joined Willis-Knighton Healthcare in Shreveport, Louisiana as their new Transplant Hepatologist. Dr. Browne was previously the Hepatologist at Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Prior to this, she was the Medical Director of Liver Transplant at Aurora Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Browne received her medical degree from the University of the West Indies and completed her internal medicine residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She completed her fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at New York Methodist Hospital in New York City and her transplant hepatology fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Browne also received a MBA from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2017. Dr. Browne is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the International Liver Transplant Society. She began her new position March 1, 2022.
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.