About the Author
About the Author Tom Falsey has a passion for organ donor awareness and his passion is backed up with action. Tom was the first anonymous kidney donor at the University of Nebraska, and he is one of five kidney donors in his extended family. Tom has also been on the bone marrow registry for over fifteen years and has donated more than 75 units of blood components. Tom Falsey has served on numerous boards and committees involved in organ donation including: United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) Board of Directors (2005-2009), Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Board of Directors (2005 2008), National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Kansas and Western Missouri Board of Directors (2007), UNOS Living Donor Committee (2006 2008), and UNOS Nominating Committee (2007). Mr. Falsey has been widely quoted in local and national media including; Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CBS Early Show, People magazine and the National Examiner.