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KentuckyOne names new regional director for Lexington

Dorothy Lockhart worked at UK

Dorothy Lockhart
Dorothy Lockhart

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 26, 2015) — Dorothy Lockhart, RN, has been hired as the regional director for the KentuckyOne Health Partners Lexington market.

Lockhart previously served as director of cardiothoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support at the University of Kentucky. Prior to that, she worked in the organ transplant programs at UCLA and Cedars Sinai.

She also coordinated an interdisciplinary medical care delivery system for transplant patients, starting with receiving organ donor offers from organ procurement agencies, all the way through providing individualized patient and family teaching, and coordinating all team members in the event of a transplant.

Lockhart is a member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the American Society of Transplantation. She is the co-author of a number of scientific papers about organ transplantation, and has given presentations across the nation on that subject. She is a board member of Kentucky Trust for Life and a proponent of organ donation and awareness.