Visionary, transformational and resilient healthcare executive with demonstrated success in operational leadership over both clinical and non-clinical service lines. Demonstrated expertise in serving as a catalyst for change, convening diverse groups and collaborating across services lines and across communities, both locally and regionally. Recognized as a strategic and results-oriented leader with a proven track record in producing quality outcomes, building accountable teams and creating cultures that focus on both patient and staff engagement. A passionate advocate for population health initiatives and programming to address social determinants in both patient and staff populations.
Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 552 bed (146 leased neonatal off-site beds, total of 698) pediatric hospital, with 2020 anticipated growth in the Behavioral Health Pavilion. Ambulatory visits exceed 1.56 million (Dental visits highest), with 40+ offsite locations and 15+ regional hospital affiliations. Employees across the hospital, offsites and Research Institute exceed 13,000. NCH was named to the U.S. News & World Report Children's Hospital Honor Roll in 2019 at number seven, with 5 specialties in the top ten listing and an additional 3 in the top 15 (8 of 10).
Administrative oversight over 12 service lines/ancillary divisions, 24 offsite Close to Home Centers (local & across 8 county region). Current service lines include: Clinical Therapies (Inpatient & Ambulatory, 400+ staff; 275,000 visits), Dental (Clinic & Surgery; 50,000 visits), Complex Health Care, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (Myelo, Down Syndrome clinics), Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition (Medical & Surgical), Sports Medicine, Nutrition Services, Child Care Center, WIC feeding program, Intensive Feeding Program, Literacy Programs (Reach Out & Read, Ohio Governor's Imagination Library). Previous oversight over Primary Care Network (100 providers, 250,000 visits), 2012-2018.
Inaugural Director of Clinical Therapies (PT, OT, SLP, Therapeutic Recreation, Massage, Audiology).
Home Care Administrator of adult home care company (national for-profit, multidisciplinary services, skilled and private-duty).
Member, American Physical Therapy Association
Member, Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
Board member/Secretary, Heinzerling Community
Past Board member: Sertoma (Director/VP), Westerville Symphony, Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus
Nationwide Children's Hospital 2008 Manager of the Year
Ohio PT License 1981-Present
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