CINCINNATI, Ohio (WDTN) — Doctors spoke to the public after a student-athlete from Stebbins High School received a new heart.
The student, Ebonie Sherwood, joined a team of doctors from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center to speak at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. UC Health Cardiologist Umama Gorsi, MD; UC Health heart transplant surgeon Louis Louis, MD; and UC Health critical care specialist Suzanne Bennett, MD all spoke at the conference.
Sherwood’s mother, Beverly Sherwood, also joined her daughter at the press conference.
Ebonie Sherwood received a new heart on March 20 after she had collapsed with a sudden cardiac arrest. She has spent the past 10 weeks in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).
Ebonie Sherwood was released from the hospital on May 17.
You can watch the press conference live in the player above.