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‘We can do it’: Retired nurse from Vernon Hills receives Northwestern Medicine’s first lung-liver transplant at same hospital where he worked

A retired nurse from Vernon Hills received Northwestern Medicine’s first successful lung-liver transplant at the same hospital where he once worked. Patricio Collera, 63, of Vernon Hills, is a retired nurse who worked at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago for two years. Collera was born in the Philippines and trained to become a nurse. […]