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Episode 75: Living Kidney Donor - Kathryn Robison

Kent's Kidney Stories

Release Date: 08/09/2021

Episode 88: Catherine Campbell Needs A Kidney Donor. Are YOU The One? show art Episode 88: Catherine Campbell Needs A Kidney Donor. Are YOU The One?

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Catherine Campbell has passionately dedicated her life as a nurse, caring for others.  Now it’s Catherine who needs a hero who is willing to become a living donor.  As a wife, Mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, her life has been challenged by End-Stage Renal Disease.    Catherine is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Mayo Clinic Transplant in Phoenix, AZ.  Kidney Donor Program:  480-342-2000 If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions...

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Episode 87: Myles Jackson - Mindset Mentor, Wellness Advocate, & Author show art Episode 87: Myles Jackson - Mindset Mentor, Wellness Advocate, & Author

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Myles "MJay" Jackson is the owner of New Image Wellness Co, an in-person and online personal trainer, and head strength and conditioning coach at Atlanta Technical College. Myles works as a Mindset Mentor, Wellness Advocate, and Author to meet his clients where they are and work with them to break free of the habits, routines, and behaviors that keeps them emotionally, mentally, and physically from living their healthiest life. Myles is an expert in performance enhancement training, weight loss, functional fitness and wellness related behavior change, and leans on his...

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Episode 86: George Franklin -  Quarter Century Club President show art Episode 86: George Franklin - Quarter Century Club President

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The 46 on George Franklin’s jersey indicates the number of years that he has had his deceased kidney transplant. Listen in as Kent and George discuss kidney transplant longevity. Click for more learn more about the Quarter Century Club President. For more information and to order the book mentioned during this episode, Because of Organ Donation, click . If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions weekly Support Group, contact Kent at  For more information about Kidney Solutions, visit them at  Host: Kent...

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Episode 85: Shannon Mulroy, Altruistic Kidney Donor show art Episode 85: Shannon Mulroy, Altruistic Kidney Donor

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Kent gets an opportunity to interview Shannon Mulroy. Shannon’s daughter has FSGS and had a transplant. That is just the beginning Shannon decided that it would be a good deal to become an altruistic kidney donor. After she had decided she talked it over with there husband. If you want to know what happened you will need to listen to the Podcast. Very interesting things began to happen after they had their conversation check it out. Click to read more about Shannon's amazing story. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about...

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Episode 84: Matthew Novelli Needs a Living Kidney Donor. Are YOU the One? show art Episode 84: Matthew Novelli Needs a Living Kidney Donor. Are YOU the One?

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Matthew has long-standing kidney disease and is in search of a kidney donor. He tells Kent his story and needs. If YOU would like to begin the process to see if you are a match for Matthew, click to fill out a short form. Follow Matthew's kidney journey at If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions weekly Support Group, contact Kent at  For more information about Kidney Solutions, visit them at  Host: Kent Bressler Producer: Jason Nunez

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Episode 83: Dr. Velma Scantlebury - America’s 1st African-American, Female Transplant Surgeon show art Episode 83: Dr. Velma Scantlebury - America’s 1st African-American, Female Transplant Surgeon

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Kent gets a great opportunity to converse with Dr. Velma Scantlebury. Dr. Scantlebury is a transplant surgeon and author of Beyond Every Wall, Becoming the 1st Black Female Transplant Surgeon. She is an advocate for preemptive transplant and increasing diversity and women in surgery. To learn more about Dr. Velma Scantlebury or to purchase her book, click to visit her website. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions weekly Support Group, contact Kent at  For more information about Kidney Solutions, visit...

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Episode 82: Fez Anwan - 3 Time Kidney Transplant Recipient show art Episode 82: Fez Anwan - 3 Time Kidney Transplant Recipient

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Kent has a conversation with Fez Awan from the UK. Fez was born with renal failure, and throughout his life, he has had 3 kidney transplants. In addition, he has used all modalities of dialysis. In the UK he volunteers for a few agencies/charities to bring more awareness and education regarding organ donation and kidney health. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions weekly Support Group, contact Kent at  For more information about Kidney Solutions, visit them at  Host: Kent Bressler Producer: Jason...

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Episode 81: Sejal Patel Needs A Kidney Donor. Are YOU The One? show art Episode 81: Sejal Patel Needs A Kidney Donor. Are YOU The One?

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After she finished medical school, Sejal Patel learned she needed a new kidney and pancreas to survive.  Sejal received the gift of life and decided to use her medical degree to go into clinical research and work in transplant nephrology to help others like herself.  Now her donated kidney is failing.  She looks forward to a transplant so she can continue caring for patients via the medical field. Sajel is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Mayo Clinic Transplant in Phoenix, AZ.  Kidney Donor Program:  480-342-2000 If you have...

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Episode 80: Mary Baliker  Four-Time Kidney Transplant Recipient show art Episode 80: Mary Baliker Four-Time Kidney Transplant Recipient

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Mary Baliker was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of nine and has undergone dialysis during various times in her life. At 17, she had a kidney transplant from her brother, Doug. Since then, she has had three more transplants, the last of which was in 1999. As a result of this life-long experience, she cherishes her life and possesses a strong interest to help improve healthcare. Click to purchase Mary's book, Maria Never Gives Up. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions weekly Support Group, contact Kent...

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Episode 79: Austin Lee - Two-Time Kidney Transplant Recipient show art Episode 79: Austin Lee - Two-Time Kidney Transplant Recipient

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Kidney disease is tough enough to deal with as an adult. When it begins in early childhood it is even more devastating and difficult to adjust to. Kent takes time to talk with Austin Lee, a two-time kidney transplant recipient who was transplanted at the early age of four. Listen to him explain the many challenges he and his family experienced. Through it all, you will hear a message of love and hope.  If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions weekly Support Group, contact Kent at  For more information...

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More Episodes

What does it take to be a living kidney donor? Listen to Kent’s interview with Kathryn Robison a second-year Medical Student at Texas Tech. She has a frank conversation with Kent about giving her kidney to her older brother. Her open and gentle presentation allows you to understand how important living donation is. What it means to your family and to yourself. She discusses her take on the importance of being the decision-maker and stresses the importance of maintaining your health after the surgery.

Click here to read Kathryn's blog post, mentioned during the podcast.

If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at [email protected]

For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at www.kidneysolutions.org

Host: Kent Bressler
Producer: Jason Nunez