Sumana Navin {IN} India

Sumana Navin

Dr. Sumana Navin has been associated with MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation, India since 1998. In her current role as Course Director, she trains transplant coordinators from India and other countries, frames the curriculum and develops the course content (including E-learning) for the ‘Transplant Coordinators' Training Programme.’ She is on the faculty for workshops on deceased organ donation and transplantation for ICU professionals and transplant coordinators in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. She did her MBBS at Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India and a post-graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration in Chennai. She was an observer at the Deceased Donation Course for Intensive Care Medicine trainees (NHS Blood and Transplant) in Nottingham, UK in 2016. She also did a Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation at the Gift of Life Institute, Philadelphia, USA in 2017. She is the editor of MOHAN Foundation’s Indian Transplant Newsletter that focuses on the organ donation and transplantation programme in India and abroad. She has published in the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, The National Medical Journal of India, Amrita Journal of Medicine, Indian Journal of Transplantation, and The Pulse (newsletter of the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation). She received the Best Abstract Award at the Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation, Singapore, 2015 for Impact of Trained Transplant Coordinators on the Deceased Donation Transplantation Programme in India. She was on the faculty of the 16th Congress of The Asian Society of Transplantation – Annual Transplant Coordinators’ Conference conducted by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation, Government of India and the Indian Association for Transplant Coordinators, Delhi, 2019. Her interests include organ transplant ethics and she has made presentations at the 14th World Congress of Bioethics in Bengaluru (2018) and the 6th National Bioethics Conference in Pune (2017).