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EP 810 Turning Death into Life

Summary: Sarah Gray's new memoir, A Life Everlasting, tells the breathtaking story of her son Thomas's tiny organs and the life and hope they gave through cutting-edge research.
Air Date: 10/18/16
Duration: 23:14
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Sarah Gray, Director of Communications for AATB
Sarah-GraySarah Gray is a donor parent, an organ, eye and tissue donation advocate and a public speaker. She is the Director of Communications for the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) in McLean, Virginia, and regularly speaks to thousands of donation professionals around the country.

Sarah lives in Washington, D.C with her husband, Ross, their son, Callum, and newborn daughter, Jocelyn.
  • Book Title: A Life Everlasting: The Extraordinary Story of One Boy’s Gift to Medical Science
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/SarahGrayDC/
  • Guest Twitter Account: @SGrayDC
EP 810 Turning Death into Life
What happens after you donate a loved one's tissues to research?

That was the question Sarah Gray had.

Her new memoir, A Life Everlasting, tells the breathtaking story of her son Thomas's tiny organs and the life and hope they gave through cutting-edge research.

This book is an unforgettable journey of one mother looking to find solace and understanding after a devastating diagnosis.

Take a look behind the scenes at the technicians, counselors and brilliant minds who are using organ and tissue donations to discover ways to treat and cure disease.

Also in this episode, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines you should know for your best RealAge.