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Lung Transplant Saves Orla Tinsley, Cystic Fibrosis Activist

Thirty-year-old Orla Tinsley had already revolutionized care for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) in Ireland when she came to NYP/Columbia for a lung transplant in 2017. Though she spent her life in and out of hospitals, Orla did not let her illness define her, nor did she allow it to interfere with her talent and her will to help others.

 

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