Cardiac program revived

By Julie M. McKinnon, Toledo Blade

The owner of Loma Linda and other local restaurants is so grateful for the life-saving heart transplant he received 11 years ago, that he and his wife are giving $1 million to help revive the program in Toledo.

The $1 million donation from Alfred Mundt, 73, of Maumee, and his fellow restaurateur wife, Adela, will be used to bring a transplant-congestive heart failure cardiologist to the University of Toledo Medical Center, a critical component in reactivating a heart-transplant program.

Mr. Mundt received the transplant at the former Medical College of Ohio, which suspended the program about four years ago.

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