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'Evening Of Wellness' Lecture Series Tackles Organ Donation In Fairfield

Dr. David Mulligan is to discuss organ donation at the next "Evening of Wellness" on April 5 in Fairfield.
Dr. David Mulligan is to discuss organ donation at the next "Evening of Wellness" on April 5 in Fairfield. Photo Credit: Contributed

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The seventh lecture in a nine-part series called “Evenings of Wellness” is scheduled for April 5 at The Norma Pfriem Breast Center on Beach Road.

Sponsored by The Center and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, the lecture, “Saving Lives through Organ Donation,” is to be given by Dr. David Mulligan at 6 p.m. on April 5, according to organizers.

Mulligan serves as the director of Yale-New Haven Transplantation and is an acclaimed organ transplant surgeon, according to organizers, who said he is a fervent supporter of organ donation.

In his nearly hour-long talk, Mulligan will cover a variety of topics surrounding organ donation, including the process of donation and transplantation, organ procurement and distribution and how to qualify, organizers said, adding that the event is to coincide with National Donate Life Month (celebrated in April).

There are two events left in the nine-part series after the April 5 event, organizers said. They include:

  • May 3: Marni Amsellam, clinical psychologist: (Topic TBD)
  • June 7- Dr. Jeremy Kaufman: “Men’s Health” (National Men’s Health Month)

All events in the series are free and open to the general public, but seating is limited. Those interested in attending the April 5 event are asked to RSVP by calling the Chamber of Commerce at 203-255-1011 by April 4.

The Norma Pfriem Breast Center is located at 111 Beach Road, Fairfield.

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