Transplant Surgeon, Educator, Mentor, ARTmom, Author, wife and lover of nature. Professor of Surgery, Texas Christian University and UNTHSC

Wilmington Delaware
Joined May 2009
This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Minority Donor Awareness Month (NMDAM)! It's a collaborative initiative of the National Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Multicultural Action Group to save and improve the quality of life of diverse communities.
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Replying to @sherrywren
@sherrywren thank you for your kind words. It all began in Pittsburgh!!
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Congratulations! 🎉🎈🎊
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6 reported cases in U.S. women 18-48 yrs. all with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in combination with thrombocytopenia- seen 6-13 days after vaccination
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Velma Scantlebury MD retweeted
Join us for a virtual discussion with Dr. Velma Scantlebury (@scantlv), the first female, African American transplant surgeon in the U.S., on April 6 from 6-7 p.m., to learn about "Advances in Kidney Transplant Surveillance." Register here: bit.ly/31HjkbE #NKFClinicals
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Velma Scantlebury MD retweeted
Vaccinated 1,000+ today. Even sweeter working alongside my coSURGEONS Drs. Scantlebury & Swain. Ty for your unwavering support♥️y'all #Transplant #CTSurgery @scantlv @SocietyofBAS @AmCollSurgeons @APSASurgeons @PittSurgery #blackdoctorscovid19consortium rocks😃
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Replying to @DrRayMD
I am with you. Let’s get a plan in place for next voting day.
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Our & @KUMC_AWS Women’s History Week ended with a great presentation by Dr. @scantlv!! Thank you for sharing your journey to & through surgery & the ways to overcome biases & microaggressions. Truly a #LivingLegend. #WomensHistoryMonth #AWS #SRS #KUMC #tomorrowcomestoday
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Velma Scantlebury MD retweeted
ICYMI: @scantlv, the nation’s first Black woman transplant #Surgeon, recently spoke to newly-inducted students and faculty at our @AOA_society induction ceremony, held virtually on March 9, 2021. bit.ly/3eIP87P
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Replying to @TerraMHill
Congratulations!!🎈🍾
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Minoritized physicians who experience racism from white physicians beg to differ.
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Velma Scantlebury MD retweeted
#DYK Dr. Velma Scantlebury (@scantlv) made history by becoming the first Black female transplant surgeon. Share this post to celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth!
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Showcasing a few of our Black male Transplant Surgeons from a past SBAS meeting! ⁦@SocietyofBAS#SeeitAchieveIt #BlackmeninSurgery #BlackmeninWhiteCoats
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Join us February 22nd. ⁦@NationalMOTTEP⁩ ⁦@tpurnell1908
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