Dr. Scott Livingstone – Surgical Director and Liver Transplant Recipient

Interviewed by Gina So Dr. Scott Livingstone is a liver transplant surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He specializes in multi-organ transplants, hepatobiliary surgeries and general surgeries. When he was 14, Dr. Livingstone was diagnosed with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency which resulted in him requiring two liver transplants.  He … Continue reading Dr. Scott Livingstone – Surgical Director and Liver Transplant Recipient

Anonymous Organ Donation – A Chat With Heather Badenoch

Written by Saad Ahmed “It was a few weeks out of my life in terms of recovery, but you give someone their whole life.” Heather Badenoch is a non-directed organ donor who donated 22 percent of her liver to a stranger in 2018. Non-directed organ donation is a completely anonymous process, as there are no … Continue reading Anonymous Organ Donation – A Chat With Heather Badenoch

Greg Wilkinson – Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipient (Part 2)

Interviewed by Simi Juriasingani, Ariana Walji, Kaitlyn Foster, Molly Friesen Greg Wilkinson was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in his mid-20s. Thirty-five years later, in 2015, he began the process of being worked up for a kidney transplant and it was discovered that he would need a liver transplant as well.  Since his surgery in … Continue reading Greg Wilkinson – Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipient (Part 2)

Greg Wilkinson – Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipient (Part 1)

Interviewed by Simi Juriasingani, Molly Friesen, Ariana Walji, Kaitlyn Foster Greg Wilkinson was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in his mid-20s. Thirty-five years later, in 2015, he began the process of being worked up for a kidney transplant and it was discovered that he would need a liver transplant as well. Since his surgery in … Continue reading Greg Wilkinson – Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipient (Part 1)

Doug Ferguson – Liver Transplant Recipient

Interviewed by Michelle Ho, Simi Juriasingani, and Elena Kum Doug Ferguson suffered from a liver disease that caused chronic inflammation for a number of years before being diagnosed with hepatic cancer. From undergoing chemotherapy to meeting the liver transplant requirements to undergoing two liver transplants, Doug has experienced a lot over the course of his … Continue reading Doug Ferguson – Liver Transplant Recipient