Macey L. Henderson, Ph.D., J.D.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Macey L. Henderson, Ph.D., J.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She holds a joint appointment in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and is a core faculty member in the Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation.
Dr. Henderson actively develops policy and guidance related donation and transplantation in the U.S. serving on the Board of Directors at the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network / United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS). She has been a member of the UNOS/OPTN Living Donor Committee since 2013. Dr. Henderson is the Co-Chair of the Live Donor Follow-up Task force at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the Director of Kidney Space, a new Facebook integrated health-app for kidney patients, transplant recipients, and living donors.
Currently funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Dr. Henderson is developing a mobile health system for living kidney donor follow-up. She is a recipient of the Rothman Early Career Development Award for Surgical Research, and a Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research faculty development grant to lead the development and implementation of informed consent processes for HIV+ living donor candidates under HOPE Act research protocols. Dr. Henderson is the key donation professional on a HRSA grant to study the implementation of the Live Donor Champion program.
Dr. Henderson received her JD from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana and a PhD in Health Policy and Management from the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health in Indianapolis. She donated a kidney to her cousin Marc at the University of Michigan in 2009.