|| March 21, 2011
Brian Roe Named President of Donate Life Indiana
Indianapolis, IN - Brian Roe, Director of Community Tissue Services (CTS) – Indiana was recently elected as President of Donate Life Indiana.
In his role as President he oversees the alliance of agencies that exist to save and enhance lives by registering organ, eye, and tissue donors through the Indiana Donor Registry. Additionally, he serves as the Indiana state affiliate for Donate Life America. According to Brian Roe, “The first major initiative of 2011 was the launch and implementation of the Donate Life Indiana license plate which helps promote organ, eye and tissue donation throughout Indiana.”
He has ten years experience in the tissue banking industry. Before joining CTS, Roe was the business development manager for Florida Tissue Services/LifeNet Health.
Roe earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina and is currently working on his Masters of Science degree in Strategic Leadership from Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota. He is also a certified tissue bank specialist from the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) and has been trained as a cGTP (current good tissue practices) internal auditor through AATB.
Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, Community Tissue Services (CTS) is a nonprofit quality, ethical provider of services to recipients, donor families, medical communities, and community partners through the respectful recovery, processing and distribution of tissue grafts. CTS, an accredited member of the AATB, is one of the largest nonprofit tissue banks in the United States and operates regional offices in California, Texas, Indiana, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Idaho and Ohio. In 2010, CTS distributed more than 165,000 tissue grafts to 2,000 hospitals, physicians and surgeons. For more information about Community Tissue Services, visit www.communitytissue.org.
Donate Life Indiana is an alliance of agencies that exist to save and enhance lives by registering organ, eye, and tissue donors through the Indiana Donor Registry. Established in 1998, Donate Life Indiana is a local affiliation of Donate Life America. For more information about Donate Life Indiana or to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor, visit www.DonateLifeIndiana.org.
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