Welcome to Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency
Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency (LAORA), a Division of the Daughtry Family department of Surgery at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is one of the nation’s 58 federally designated organ recovery agencies certified and regulated by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). Life Alliance is a tax-exempt, nonprofit service organization that has the unique role of saving lives through organ donation and transplantation, as well as providing organs and tissues for research to advance medical science. LAORA serves a population of more than 6 million in the six counties of South Florida, and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
LAORA is dedicated to procuring and fairly distributing organs and tissues for transplantation, providing comfort and assistance to bereaved donor families, educating healthcare professionals and the community about organ donation, and improving transplant success rates by researching innovative organ recovery techniques and preservation technologies.