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Good News LA: Organ Donation (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-03-29

Duration: 00:05:45

Subjects: Organ donors | Donation of organs, tissues, etc. | Health | Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Lipsey, Wendy Haspel Interviewee
  • Steele, Lori Interviewee


This segment from the March 29, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the work of the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) in educating Louisiana residents about the gift of organ donation. She interviews Wendy Haspel Lipsey, the vice chair of LOPA and organ donor recipient, and Lori Steele, the Baton Rouge community educator for LOPA. This segment is a part of the “Good News Louisiana” series.