Leadership

Carolyn Welsh

Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer

Carolyn joined NJ Sharing Network in 1999 as Hospital Services Manager and rapidly advanced to take on broader responsibilities and positions, including expanding clinical, regulatory compliance and operations. In her current position, she is tasked with developing strategies to enhance organ recovery and placement efforts with New Jersey donor hospitals and the state’s six transplant centers. A member of NJ Sharing Network’s Senior Leadership Team that guides the organization, Carolyn also oversees NJ Sharing Network’s family services department, which offers donor families support to cope with the loss of a loved one, as well as a team of transplant coordinators, organ and tissue surgical recovery specialists, the data department, organ and tissue quality assurance, and the organization’s donation resource center. Carolyn is a member of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) COO Council and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) OPO Committee.

Prior to joining NJ Sharing Network, Carolyn worked in the Medicare division at United Healthcare, from 1996 to 1999, where she was responsible for building and maintaining relationships with hospital executives and medical staffs.

Carolyn earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Seton Hall University in 1994 and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership. She lives in Colts Neck, NJ with her husband, Tom, and sons Scott and Kyle.