Donor Alliance Elevates Dr. Paul Lange to Chief Medical Officer

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Dr. Lange brings nearly 30 years of clinical leadership and expertise to new role

DENVER, May 23, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Donor Alliance, the federally designated organ procurement organization serving Colorado and most of Wyoming, today announced that Dr. Paul Lange, M.D., F.C.C.P. has joined the executive leadership team as chief medical officer. Dr. Lange brings nearly three decades of clinical experience to the role as well as extensive involvement in graduate and undergraduate medical education.

A board-certified physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine, Dr. Lange has served as a medical director for Donor Alliance since January 2021. Throughout his career, he has held several leadership roles, including chief medical officer at Gift of Life Michigan, the organ procurement organization for the state of Michigan, and chief medical officer for Ascension Borgess Medical Group.

"We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Lange to our executive leadership team as we advance our medical expertise and further strengthen our relationships with our local hospitals," said Jennifer Prinz, president and CEO of Donor Alliance. "Dr. Lange’s passion and leadership supports our long-term commitment to performance excellence and improvement, ultimately resulting in more lives saved and healed through donation and transplantation."

As chief medical officer, Dr. Lange will continue in his role as medical director while also helping lead Donor Alliance in growing its physician services, providing professional education on donation and transplantation and increasing advanced practice clinical skills.

Dr. Lange is a member of numerous scientific and professional organizations, including the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), American Thoracic Society (ATS) and American College of Physicians (ACP). A graduate of the University of Michigan with a BS in Biology/Psychology, he earned his MD at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 1989.

About Donor Alliance

Donor Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. As the organ and tissue procurement agency for Colorado and most of Wyoming, Donor Alliance serves more than 5.8 million residents and more than 100 hospitals. Donor Alliance adheres to the highest medical, regulatory and ethical standards, and meets every performance standard. By respectfully working with the families of organ and tissue donors, maintaining partnerships with hospitals, educating residents on the life-saving benefits of donation and inspiring them to sign up on the state’s donor registry, Donor Alliance is able to save lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Colorado and Wyoming boast some of the highest rates of donor registration in the country, which directly translates to more lives saved and healed through organ and tissue transplantation. Donor Alliance is one of 58 federally designated organizations of its kind in the United States. For more information visit DonorAlliance.org or the Donate Life Colorado or Donate Life Wyoming Facebook pages.

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