Who We Are
The Center for Donation & Transplant (CDT) was established in 1972 and is one of 58 federally designated non-profit organ procurement organizations in the United States. CDT is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by an Executive Director. CDT is a member of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), which houses the national computer system of patients waiting for transplants, and is also an accredited member of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO).
CDT serves a total of 30 counties in New York and Vermont, as well as Fairview Hospital in Berkshire County, Massachusettes. To view a map of CDT’s region click here.
The Center for Donation & Transplant offers hope and healing to donor families in upstate New York and western Vermont, empowering our community to restore the health of those needing an organ or tissue transplant through excellence of service, education and advocacy of organ and tissue donation.
To realize every donation opportunity and satisfy the transplant needs of all patients
Our Core Values
Teamwork: Partnership in the pursuit of excellence
Integrity: Professionalism, Honesty, Accountability
Passion: Our commitment to being exceptional
Respect: Thoughtfulness and consideration of our customers and each other
Michael Thibault, BSN, MBA, Executive Director
Martin Benoit, Director, Finance
Lauren Quinn, Director, Hospital & Community Services