UMMC’s landmark 3,000th transplant: Only child gives mom a kidney


by University of Mississippi, Our Mississippi Home

When her kidney failure got to the point that Tawanna Davis was attached to a dialysis machine three times a week, she knew the next step was a transplant.

On June 28, her 25-year-old son and only child, Quinten Hogan, made that possible when his left kidney was nestled into his mom’s abdomen. Not only did 45-year-old Davis get a second chance at life, she and her son made history at the…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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