ANN ARBOR, MI — Carolyn Welsh, Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, NJ Sharing Network joined the Board of Directors of Eversight effective January 1, 2020 for a three-year term.
Welsh joined NJ Sharing Network, the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) serving New Jersey, in 1999. In her current role, she develops strategies to enhance organ recovery and placement efforts while overseeing daily clinical operations. Welsh serves on the Chief Operating Officer (COO) Council of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and previously served on the Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
David Bosch, President/CEO of Eversight congratulated Welsh and said she brings powerful business insight through her life-giving career. "With our Board of Directors’ valuable counsel, Eversight will continue to thrive in 2020 and beyond as an agile and innovative organization driven to make vision a reality worldwide,” said Bosch.
Visit eversightvision.org/leadership for more information about the Eversight Board of Directors.
Eversight is a nonprofit organization with a mission to restore sight and prevent blindness through the healing power of donation, transplantation and research. The Eversight network is responsible for recovering, evaluating and providing human eye tissue for transplantation; supporting research into the causes and cures of blinding eye conditions; promoting donation awareness through public and professional education; and providing humanitarian aid to people around the world in need of corneal transplantation. Operating in Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio and South Korea, Eversight works in collaboration with surgeons, researchers, academic medical centers and eye banks across the United States and abroad. For more information, visit eversightvision.org.
About NJ Sharing Network
Dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation, NJ Sharing Network is the nonprofit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for the nearly 4,000 New Jersey residents waiting for a life-saving transplant. With headquarters in New Providence, NJ, the organization, selected byNJBiz as one of the state’s “Best Places to Work” for the second consecutive year, is also part of the national recovery system, serving the 115,000 people on the national waiting list. In 2020, the Transplant Games of America are coming to New Jersey with more than 12,000 people expected to attend this biennial multi-sport festival recognizing the success of donation and transplantation and honoring the generosity of donors and their families. To learn more, get involved and register as an organ and tissue donor, visit NJSharingNetwork.org.