Transplant Diagnostic Community of Practice (TxDx COP)

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2021-2022 Executive Committee

Chair: Laurine Bow (2022)
Co-Chair: Evan Farkash (2022)
Past Chair: Annette Jackson (2022)
Board Liaison: Josh Levitksy (2022)
Nadiesda Costa (2023)
Xiaohai (Sam) Zhang (2023)
Grace Mahowald (2022)
Oyedele Adeyi (2022)
Early Career Member-at-Large: Andriana Nikolova (2022)

Staff Liaison: Raffaella Pace (

2021-2022 Initiatives

  • Submission of T3 and ATC proposals.
  • Cross-pollination with annual meetings. Organize TxDx COP Webinars inviting speakers from each meeting’s What’s New What’s Hot sessions:
    • ASHI meeting
    • Banff meeting
    • ISHLT
  • Continue quarterly Journal Clubs.
  • AST Board Updates are integrated into monthly EC calls, opportunities for TxDx COP contributions are highlighted.
  • 2021 TxDx COP education survey reviewed by EC to guide ATC proposals/ T3Webinars/ Journal Club topics. This survey will be repeated in 2022.
  • Quarterly Journal Club articles posted on HUB.
  • TxDx COP HUB posts and Twitter will be used to engage members to join Subcommittees/Projects. Continue to engage COP members through the HUB.
  • 2021 TxDx COP Membership Engagement Survey will be used for targeted invitations.
  • TxDx COP HUB posts, Twitter, and business meeting will be used to engage involvement in T3 & ATC proposals and projects.
  • Cross-pollination from other Society annual meeting will highlight TxDx involvement in AST.
  • TxDx COP monthly EC calls with Board Liason, COP HUB posts and COP Twitter posts.