DALLAS, TX | May 19, 2021
Brad Morgan, Division Vice President for the Dallas District at Kindred Healthcare, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Lung Association in Texas, effective May 18, 2021.
“It’s an honor to join the board of the American Lung Association in Texas and help support the organization in its mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease,” Morgan said. “I am committed to building increased support for the programs and services of the Lung Association which are so important to our community and align so closely with Kindred’s mission of help patients reach their highest potential for health and healing with intensive care through a compassionate patient experience,” he added.
“Brad will be an incredible asset to our local work at the Lung Association. His insight and experience with healthcare will help us in our mission to raise awareness for lung disease in Dallas, reduce smoking rates and ensure that we all have clean air to breathe,” said Tammy Rocker, Division Vice President for the Lung Association. “Thanks to the service of Brad and our other Local Leadership Board Members, we are helping Texas residents breathe a little easier.”
The Lung Association’s Local Leadership Board of Directors, which has 19 members, helps lead the organization in its mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. The purpose of the Board is to raise the Lung Association’s profile in the community, advocate for lung health, and increase resources to fund local programs and services. Board members impact the work of the Association’s programs and services, public policy, research, and revenue generation.
Morgan has more than 20 years of healthcare experience. During his time leading at Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospitals in Plano and Denton, both hospitals were recognized nationally for medical excellence and five-star service. U.S. News & World Report ranked The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano 16th in the nation in Cardiology & Heart Surgery in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals report.
Brad has realized the reward of dedicated community service. Brad is currently serving on the Advisory Board for Texas Woman’s University College of Health Sciences. Brad also served as a Board Member for First Refuge Ministries, a Non-Profit organization in Denton, TX that provides healthcare services, dentistry, Christian counseling and a food pantry for those in need.
Brad graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology in 1999. In 2002, he earned his Master of Business Administration in Health Organization Management from Texas Tech University.
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The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.
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