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We Talk Health Podcast – Donate Life Series Pt. 1 with James Ross, West Tennessee Healthcare CEO

April 05, 2024

This episode of the We Talk Health Podcast is part 1 of our Donate Life Series. April is National Donate Life Month. James Ross, CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) and Jill Grandas with Tennessee Donor Services (TDS) talk about the relationship and coordination of organ donation and how TDS and WTH work side by side to save and improve lives daily.

We also share our record-breaking year in the number of donors served and lives saved at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, the educational opportunities available and events to honor those who gave the gift of life.

James Ross
CEO, West Tennessee Healthcare

Jill Grandas
Executive Director, Tennessee Donor Services

Kara Mobley
Social Media Coordinator


CMS – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

THA – Tennessee Hospital Association

TDS – Tennessee Donor Services

If you’re interested in learning more, registering or have any questions about what it means to be an organ donor, visit the Tennessee Donor Services website at or