Donor Alliance Announces Paul Lange as Medical Director

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Colorado/Wyoming organ procurement organization adds veteran clinician in chief medical role

Dr. Paul Lange, M.D., F.C.C.P., has been named medical director at Donor Alliance, the federally designated organ procurement organization serving Colorado and most of Wyoming. A board certified physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine, Lange will assume the medical director role on January 25, 2021.

Dr. Lange brings nearly three decades of clinical experience to the role as well as extensive involvement in graduate and undergraduate medical education. He has served in various 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. Most recently, he was an internist at Greeley-based Northern Colorado Medical Center.

“Dr. Lange is a highly respected clinical leader with extensive experience guiding critical care operations,” said Jennifer Prinz, president and CEO of Donor Alliance. “His passion for saving lives through donation and transplantation and his focus on quality supports our long-term commitment to performance improvement and will lead to more lives saved.”

As medical director, Dr. Lange will be responsible for providing clinical guidance and oversight of the organization’s clinical practices, medical policies and processes.

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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