President's Corner

Oct, 2013

Heart Exchange Members presented participants of the social meeting during the month of October with Customer service cards. St. Luke's welcomes your accolades, suggestions, and also complaints (if any). During our November meeting, Dr. Paolo Angelini, M.D. - Cardiologist, Leachman Cardiology Associates, P.A. - Medical Director, Center for Coronary Anomalies at Texas Heart Institute gave a presentation entitled: Can and should we save the children? "Screening of schoolchildren, for prevention of sudden cardiac death in sports activities"

Bells and Chimes

Sep, 2013

Heart Exchange Members presented Cooley 8b with a “Ring” out bell and 3 “Ring” out Chimes for LVAD patients on Cooley 8a/b and 12th tower transplant floor. Bells and Chimes are rung prior to patients release from the transplant floors.

LVAD Patients Chime states!
“Ring this Chime
Three Loud Times
It’s toll to clearly say
My Pump is done
This course is run
And now I’m on my way
Heart Recipients Bell States!
“Ring this Bell
Three times well
It’s toll to clearly say
My Transplants done
This course is run
and now I’m on my<

President's Corner

Jul, 2013

Heart Exchange Members Glynn Broussard, Pete Dodd, Shawn Galloway, Charlotte Judd, Rebecca & Wayne Holder attended the "Team Texas" Press Event and Flag Signing Presentation. Members signed the flag indicating a commitment to participate in the 2014 Transplant games. The flag will make it's way around the US and back to Texas in July of next year.

President's Corner

May, 2013

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital 12 Tower celebrated Transplant Nurses Day April 17, 2013. Nurse Manager, Katherine Johnson, thanked staff for their hard work and dedication to the transplant population. Members of the Heart Exchange Support Group, former transplant recipients, socialized and showed their appreciation to transplant staff. Throughout the month of April, organ donation awareness month, transplant patients had the opportunity to write cards to express their appreciation to staff. These cards were displayed for visitors to see the impact that transplant nursing has on the lives of others.


Heart Golf Classic

  • Join us Nov 6, 2017 for a great day of golf to benefit the Heart Exchange Support Group and its efforts to provide significant emotional support for patients awaiting a heart transplant!


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Monthly Social

  • 2nd Saturday of the month at CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas - Cooley Auditorium 6:00 pm

  • Transplant Support Group Meeting

    This meeting takes place every Wednesday at 10:00 am at CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas


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