Board of directors

Ran Whitehead

Ran Whitehead is the Chief Executive Officer/Chief Mission Officer at PeaceHealth Laboratories. Peacehealth Laboratories provides comprehensive laboratory services throughout Oregon, Washington and Alaska with specialty testing across the US. Whitehead’s knowledgeable and forward thinking leadership has empowered the companies reputation for technical and clinical excellence, collaborative partnerships, and innovative programs. He has led initiatives such as the distance learning program that was later adopted by laboratories across the country. With more than 40 years experience in the laboratory industry, Whitehead has led laboratories in a variety of settings from founding a start up venture backed home healthcare laboratory in Tennessee to leading a for-profit laboratory in New Mexico and non-for profit health system laboratories in Florida, North Carolina and Oregon. He earned his Master of Business Administration at Duke University and his Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology at Michigan State University.