On episode two of Invisible Threads, our hosts discuss the framing of organ donation in entertainment television, specifically the positive and negative impact these stories have on public opinion of donation and transplantation. Guests, Karen Swierski, Executive Director at JDRF, Nicole Knox, Director of Transplantation at ECMC and Parveen Minhas, ANP at ECMC help us understand what impact these organ donation storylines have on all of our lives.
Each episode we honor a hero. This episode’s hero is organ donor, Kevin Thomas Grenier, Jr.
LINKS TO ARTICLES MENTIONED IN EPISODE BELOW:
- Entertainment (Mis)Education: The Framing of Organ Donation in Entertainment Education
- The Life Saving Soap Operas