Featured Leaders

President Drake

Michael V. Drake, MD

President, The Ohio State University 

Dr. Michael V. Drake became the 15th president of The Ohio State University on June 30, 2014, following three decades of service as a higher education leader with the University of California. From July 2005 – June 2014, Dr. Drake served as chancellor of the University of California, Irvine. He also served as a Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology (School of Medicine) and Education (School of Education). Prior to UC Irvine, Dr. Drake served for five years as vice president for health affairs for the University of California system. Before that, he spent more than two decades on the faculty of the UC San Francisco School of Medicine, ultimately becoming senior associate dean. He has written scores of scholarly articles and chapters, and his fifth textbook was published in 2009.

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Gabbe

Steven G. Gabbe, MD

Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, The Ohio State University
Chief Executive Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center 

Dr. Gabbe is one of the world's leading experts on the complications of diabetes and pregnancy. He has guided Ohio State's largest construction project, which includes a new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Critical Care Center. Under Gabbe's leadership, Ohio State received the University HealthSystem Consortium Quality Leadership Award in 2013 and 2014, recognizing it as a top 10 academic medical center in the nation. In addition, three Ohio State hospitals attained Magnet status, the highest national nursing honor for quality patient care.

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Caligiuri

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD

Director, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chief Executive Officer, Ohio State’s James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute 

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, is a nationally known cancer researcher whose laboratory focuses on natural killer cell biology, the Epstein-Barr virus, lymphoma and leukemia. He is a professor of Internal Medicine and of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics. Dr. Caligiuri has designed and conducted many clinical studies for leukemia and lymphoma patients. He has authored or co-authored more than 400 publications, abstracts and review articles on immunology or leukemia. He came to Ohio State in 1997 from Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Chatas

Geoff Chatas

Senior Vice President for Optimization and Integration
Chief Transformation Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center

As the university's Chief Financial Officer, Geoff Chatas has developed creative solutions that are widely recognized as groundbreaking across the higher education and business communities. As Chief Transformation Officer at the medical center, Chatas serves as an internal catalyst for growth and operating effectiveness. Among Chatas's past Ohio State successes include the issuance of $500 million of century bonds; privatizing the management of parking operations which will increase the university's endowment by nearly $500 million; and developing a new approach to technology commercialization.

Ellison

E. Christopher Ellison, MD

Senior Associate Vice President, Health Sciences
Interim Dean, OSU College of Medicine
Chief Executive Officer, Faculty Group Practice
Chair, OSU Physicians, Inc., Board
Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, OSU College of Medicine

E. Christopher Ellison, MD, Interim Dean of The OSU College of Medicine, holds the Robert M. Zollinger Endowed Chair of Surgery at Ohio State and is the former chief of staff of the medical center and chair of the Department of Surgery. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications and is a frequent lecturer at medical centers and scientific meetings throughout the world. He has served as vice president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and on the editorial board of the American Journal of Surgery. Dr. Ellison maintains a busy clinical practice in pancreatic and billiary surgery. He is co-­author of the book The Coming Shortage of Surgeons

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Geier

Peter Geier

Chief Operating Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center
Chief Executive Officer, OSU Health System
Chief Financial Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center
Senior Associate Vice President for Health Services 

Peter E. Geier joined The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in 2001 as Chief Operating Officer, and assumed the task of improving operating efficiency and financial operations. In 2003, Geier took on additional responsibility for the OSU Health System as Chief Executive Officer and he has served in both positions since. Geier has coached the medical center's executive management team to promote decision making, restructure performance management, and conduct a comprehensive review of non-labor expenses. In addition, he led the development and implementation of the medical center's first strategic plan.

Marsh

Gail Marsh

Chief Strategy Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center
Senior Associate Vice President, Health Sciences

As senior associate vice president and chief strategy officer for OSU Wexner Medical Center, Gail Marsh has led the development and execution of the medical centers strategic plan, which has taken the medical center from a $500 million enterprise to a $2 billion organization. While this has led to significant central Ohio job growth (10,000+) and economic impact, she believes her biggest accomplishments involve helping others, especially women, achieve their goals. She received a central Ohio Women of Achievement award in 2012.

SusanMoffatBruce

Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS(C)

Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer
Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and Quality & Patient Safety

Susan Moffatt-Bruce is a cardiothoracic surgeon and Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at Wexner Medical Center. Moffatt-Bruce's passion for quality and patient safety is evident by her training at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She is also a Black Belt in Six Sigma. She recently completed her Masters of Business in Operational Excellence at the Fisher School of Business. In her role, she is responsible for data collection, analysis and process improvement for OSU's Health System. She has also led the implementation of the Safe Surgical Checklist, Crew Resource Management and standardizing processes that have led to significant reductions in hospital-related infections.

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Nash

Mary Nash, PhD, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, OSU Health System
Associate Vice President, Health Sciences
Assistant Dean, OSU College of Nursing

Mary Nash is the Chief Nursing Officer for The Ohio State University Health System, which comprises University Hospital, University Hospital East, OSU Harding Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital and Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital. She is responsible for the integration of professional practice, nursing budget management strategies, nursing research/outcomes management, patient safety, compliance, nursing leadership development and patient care delivery models. She also oversees the Customer Service department and is an assistant dean at the OSU College of Nursing. Nash has been in nursing for more than 38 years, 28 of which have been in executive positions.

AndrewThomas

Andrew Thomas, MD, MBA, FACP

Andrew Thomas, MD, is associate professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at the College of Medicine and serves as the chief medical officer for Wexner Medical Center. Thomas is responsible and has authority for all patient care services and medical staff administration.

Previously, Thomas served as medical director of University Hospital from 2010-2013, assistant medical director for University Hospital from 1999-2010 and assistant dean for Graduate Medical Education from 2001-2010. Thomas has been involved in OSU projects including the implementation of electronic health records, root cause analysis for safety events, patient satisfaction, clinical efficiency, simulation training, professionalism, and physician health.

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OSU Wexner Medical Center Board

Leslie H. Wexner

Chair

Janet B. Reid

 

W.G. Jurgensen

 

Cheryl L. Krueger

 

Abigail S. Wexner

 

Corbett A. Price

 

David B. Fischer

 

Stephen D. Steinour

 

John F. Wolfe

 

Jeffrey Wadsworth

 

Michael V. Drake, MD

ex officio, voting

Geoffrey S. Chatas

ex officio, voting

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD

ex officio, non-voting

OSU Wexner Medical Center Administrative Leaders

Larry Anstine

Chief Executive Officer, University Hospital

Robert Bornstein, PhD

Administrative Vice Dean & Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Medicine
Associate Vice President

Daniel Clinchot, MD

Vice Dean for Education, College of Medicine
Associate Vice President, Health Sciences Education

Mark Conselyea

Associate Vice President, Medical Center Space & Facilities Planning

E. Christopher Ellison, MD

Senior Associate Vice President, Health Sciences
Interim Dean, OSU College of Medicine
Chief Executive Officer, Faculty Group Practice
Chair, OSU Physicians, Inc., Board
Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, OSU College of Medicine

Jerry Friedman

Advisor, Health Policy
Associate Vice President, External Relations & Advocacy

Steven G. Gabbe, MD

Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
Chief Executive Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center

Peter Geier

Chief Operating Officer, OSUWMC
Chief Executive Officer, OSU Health System
Vice President, Health Services
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Senior Associate Vice President

Joanna Groden, PhD

Vice Dean for Research, College of Medicine
Associate Vice President, Health Sciences Research

Patricia Hill-Callahan

Vice President, Advancement
Principal Gift Strategist

Mary Justice, MBA

Administrator, Wexner Medical Center Clinical Transformation & Operations

John J. Lahey

Senior Fiscal Officer & Principal Administrative Executive, College of Medicine
Associate Vice President

Deborah Larsen, PhD

Associate Dean for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Medicine
Associate Vice President

Larry Lewellen

Vice President, Care Coordination and Health Promotion

Dan Like

Executive Director, Ambulatory Services

Amanda Lucas, MEd, MBA

Executive Director, OSU Harding Hospital
Chief Operating Officer, OSU Harding Behavioral Health
Interim Executive Director, Brain & Spine Hospital
Interim COO, Neuroscience Program

Dan Malkoff, JD

Interim Associate General Counsel, Health Sciences
Associate Vice President

Clay B. Marsh, MD

Chief Innovation Officer
Executive Director, IDEA Studio
Senior Associate Vice President
Vice Dean for Innovation, College of Medicine

Gail Marsh

Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Associate Vice President, Health Sciences

Mary Nash, PhD, RN

Chief Nurse Executive, OSU Health System
Associate Vice President for Health Sciences

Beth NeCamp

Chief Communications Officer
Associate Vice President

David Schuller

Vice President, Medical Center Expansion & Outreach

Daniel Sedmak, MD

Senior Associate Vice President, Health Sciences
Director, Office of Global Health

Elizabeth Seely

Executive Director, University Hospital East

Kim Shumate

Interim Chief Human Resources Officer
Associate Vice President, Administration & Operations\

Martha C. Taylor, MSN, RN

Executive Director, Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital
Chief Operating Officer, OSU Heart and Vascular Center

Phyllis Teater

Chief Information Officer
Associate Vice President

Dan Vukmer

Chief Executive Officer, OSU Health Plan

Department Chairs and Major Research Center Directors

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD

Director, OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chief Executive Officer, OSU James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

Carlo Croce, MD

Chair, Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD

Director, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research

Deborah Larsen, PhD

Associate Dean for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Medicine
Associate Vice President

Peter Mohler, PhD

Chair, Physiology & Cell Biology
Director, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute

Randy J. Nelson, PhD

Chair, Neuroscience

Michael Otrowski, PhD

Chair, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

Philip Payne, PhD

Chair, Biomedical Informatics

Wolfgang Sadee, Dr.rer.nat

Chair, Pharmacology

J. Philip Saul, MD

Chair, Pediatrics

Larry Schlesinger, MD

Chair, Microbial Infection & Immunity
Director, Center for Microbial Interface Biology

Marc Tassé, PhD

Director, Nisonger Center