Meet our Keynote Speaker:
Alan Langnas, DO, is Professor of Surgery, Director of Nebraska Center for Transplantation, Chief of Transplantation Surgery. Dr. Langnas is also the clinical Director of the Liver Transplantation Program and Intestinal Program at The University of Nebraska Medical Center. In his role as the Director of Transplantation he oversees clinical programs of liver, small bowel, kidney, pancreas transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery and intestinal rehabilitation. Dr. Langnas has been a faculty member at The University of Nebraska Medical Center since 1989. He assumed the role of Chief of Transplantation in 1997. Under Dr. Langnas’ direction the Transplant Program has also developed a unique clinical pathways including: Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinic, Pancreatico Biliary and Auto Islet Cell Center, as well as a robust basic science research program.
Dr. Langnas earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and received his Medical Degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City in 1982. He is board certified in surgery and critical care.
Dr. Langnas has been an active member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons for over twenty years. His roles include that of Councilor, Treasurer, and President. He is now serving as councilor to the International Pediatric Transplant Association. He is a Scientific Review Officer for the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs.