Woman To Become Transplant Nurse After Having Two Liver Transplants As A Child

A Massachusetts nursing student said she is excited about the possibility of helping people through life saving transplants after she herself had two liver transplants as a child.

Laurie Lukianov, 26, is currently in her first year at Brockton Hospital School of Nursing, where she is expected to graduate next year. Lukianov knows firsthand what it’s like to be a sick patient after having gone through two bouts of liver failure that necessitated life-saving transplants.

“There is no question in my mind,” she told the Boston Children’s Hospital’s blog. “Since I was 3 years old, I wanted to be a nurse.”