Sepsis Alliance Staff and Board of Directors Update

June 16, 2017


Sepsis Alliance is pleased to announce two exciting updates to our staff and Board of Directors.

Savannah Stark has been promoted to Director of Development and Partnerships, a new role where she will lead the effort to grow our major gifts program, as well as managing partnerships with healthcare systems, corporations, and individuals to raise sepsis awareness. Savannah has been with Sepsis Alliance for four years and has been instrumental to the growth of our organization.

Additionally, Dr. Steven Q. Simpson, MD, has been unanimously voted as the Chief Medical Officer, a new position that oversees Sepsis Alliance’s medical education initiatives. In this role, Dr. Simpson will represent Sepsis Alliance on policy matters on sepsis best practices, as well as serve as the primary medical representative and spokesperson for Sepsis Alliance’s medical affairs. Dr. Simpson is a Professor of Medicine and Acting Director of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Kansas and has served on the Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors for three years.

Congratulations to both Savannah and Dr. Simpson for accepting these exciting new roles.