System Vice President, Planning and Corporate Support
Patrice Lange is system vice president of planning and corporate support of Summa Health System. She is responsible for areas in strategic planning, marketing and corporate communications. Lange holds a master’s degree in health services administration from the The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Lange is committed to the communities that Summa Health System serves and has a passion for the community revitalization work in the University Park district in Akron. She serves on a number of community boards including the University Park Alliance. She is a member of the leaders board strategy group that includes strategic thinkers from some of the leading health systems across the country. Lange was recognized by Northern Ohio Live as one of the 500 most influential women in Northeast Ohio and was a recipient of the 2002 Woman of Professional Excellence by the Summit County YWCA.