10TH Annual Coroner Forensic Collaborative ~ Celebrating successes through collaboration and education

10TH Annual Coroner Forensic Collaborative ~ Celebrating successes through collaboration and education

Kelly Ranum, CEO of LOPA says, “they are responsible for determining manner and cause of death for any unnatural deaths. Many of our potential donors are coroner cases, and we need authorization from the coroner before we can proceed with donation. Last year (2016) was the first year in LOPA’s history no organ donor cases were denied by a Louisiana coroner.”

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Lafayette General Foundation Opens Courtyard-La Place de Vie-1/28/15

Lafayette General Foundation Opens Courtyard-La Place de Vie-1/28/15

La Place de Vie, in French meaning A Place of Life, features personalized bricks, benches, pavers and a one-of-a-kind metal oak tree, all memorializing the names of supporters of Lafayette General Medical Center. The courtyard will also host flag-raising ceremonies for Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) to honor the contributions of organ donors and their families.

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