“In the matter of one year’s time, our lives turned upside down. Our healthy and athletic teenager was playing volleyball and soccer one week and was sent to see an abdominal specialist the next. We had never even heard of the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA), but in a very short amount of time COTA Read More

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Liver Transplant Recipient

Posted on June 6th, 2019
Suzanne Seiders
Board of Directors

Suzanne is a registered nurse and has been working for a Population Health Management company for the past 5 yrs. She has been married to her husband, Jim, for 19yrs. They have 3 children. Ethan is 17 and heading to IU next year, Lauren (12) and Owen (12) who are in 7th grade.

Suzanne shared, "My love of COTA started in 2007, when Lauren had 2 liver transplants, one week apart. Unfortunately, the transplants were not successful, and Lauren received a multi-visceral (liver, pancreas, stomach, small bowel, and 2 kidneys) in 2009. We were amazed by the support and professionalism of COTA. I am honored to be a part of an organization that puts their hearts and souls into meeting the needs of transplant kids."

Title: Director, Clinical Development and Education

Company: Evolent Health