Director of Policy and Community Relations
As Director of Policy and Community relations, Roger Brown leads a team that facilitates transplant policy development by engaging the community, with a focus on including the expertise and voices of all stakeholders – the public, patients, donor families, and donation and transplant professionals.
Brown previously served as the Director of the Organ Center, and joined UNOS in 1995 as an organ placement specialist. A member of NATCO – The Organization for Donation and Transplant Professionals, Brown has served as faculty for their course for new transplant coordinators. Additionally, he has co-authored of a number of journal articles on various issues in transplantation.
Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Virginia Commonwealth University, holds a certificate in quality and patient safety from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and has been nationally certified as a procurement transplant coordinator.