Cleveland MOTTEP (Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program) was established in 1995 as a local affiliate of National MOTTEP, which was founded in 1991 by Dr. Clive Callender, a Howard University transplant surgeon.  The organization is affiliated with the Centers for Dialysis Care and is a 501 (C) (3) organization that delivers a culturally sensitive message that emphasizes wellness, health and disease prevention.