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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/19/2014
Format: 04/19/2014


Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: Harriet Gudenburr

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

By Thomas Olson

Harriet Gudenburr

Residence: McMurray

Family: Husband, Joe; sons, Doug, Darrell and Joe; seven grandchildren

Age: 67

Education: Registered nursing degree from Presbyterian-University Hospital School of Nursing in Oakland in 1966

Occupation: Registered nurse and manager of outpatient services at Allegheny General Hospital, North Side

Background: Gudenburr manages the Informed Decision Making Program at AGH, a nationally recognized program to help women make decisions about breast cancer treatment. She helps patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options before they meet with a surgeon.

Noteworthy: She recently received the PNC Community Caring Award from the Pittsburgh Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, honoring her many years of caring for oncology patients and helping women with breast cancer make informed decisions about treatment.

Quote: "Aside from my husband, my children and my grandchildren, this (award) is the greatest thing I've had happen in my life."



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