Dr. Tamar Ashkenazi
Tamar Ashkenazi is A registered nurse, holding a higher third degree, whose doctorate thesis on the adaptation to the loss was conducted at Tel Aviv University. Director of the National Transplant Center for the past 18 years. Responsible for the founding of the following: a network of national transplant coordinators and dedicated ICU physicians in all Israeli hospitals; an ongoing process of quality control of organ donation; and a unique process dedicated to accompany and support families of organ donors. Moderates support groups for bereaved families of organ donors for more than 17 years and in the last year published a book entitled “Mourning – the day after”, which for the first time proposes a variety of practical ways to cope with various situations over time after the bereavement combined with the input of parents, brothers and children who experienced bereavement.