Team Paula

An online journey of one young woman's battle to stay alive and raise her daughter. She is only the second person in the US to receive the 50cc TAH-t artificial heart, a bridge to transplant.

UW Medical

Paula was admitted to UW Medical Center on May 12th, 2015 with little  hope of release.  During her stay University Of Washington Medical Center denied her application for new heart transplant stating her case was beyond their abilities. She was then flown by Medical Flight team to Cedar-Sinai in Los Angeles.  Cedar-Sinai accepted her case after learning about her from her doctors at UW Medical Center.

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