Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Debbi McRann is the Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for The LLF, providing leadership to the Organ Recovery, Tissue Recovery, and Hospital Services teams, as well as the Donor Services Center.
Debbi, a native to Baltimore, began her career as a critical care nurse specializing in trauma and transplant at The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH). She served as the in-house coordinator at The JHH, developed protocols for the Living Donor Advocate program, and served on the End-of-Life Planning Committee prior to her current position.
Debbi has been a member of numerous committees and boards, such as the Association of Organ Procurement Organization's (AOPO) Procurement and Hospital Development Councils, the United Network for Organ Sharing’s (UNOS) Region 2 Education Committee as well as the Pancreas, Pediatric, and Vascular Composite Allograft committees. Debbi provides oversight to The LLF’s Research and Special Projects and in partnership with local transplant programs, has facilitated the development of innovative programs including face and hand donation and transplant, HIV to HIV donation and transplant protocols for the HOPE Act, ex-vivo lung perfusion and transportation of organs via unmanned aircraft (drone). She is currently the chair of The LLF’s Clinical Advisory Board.
Debbi’s personal values are congruent with the mission of The LLF as her life has been touched professionally and personally by organ, eye, and tissue donation and transplantation. Debbi’s uncle was the transplant recipient of a living donor kidney and deceased donor pancreas.
Debbi received her bachelor's degree in Nursing from Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University) and is pursuing her Master of Business Administration at the University of Baltimore.