UC Health Names Katrina M. English Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

CINCINNATI (April 22, 2019)—Katrina M. English has been named senior vice president & chief legal officer for UC Health, Greater Cincinnati’s academic health system. She begins in her official capacity on May 1, 2019.

Katrina M. English

English brings more than two decades of healthcare law experience to UC Health – specifically for Ohio healthcare systems. This includes legal responsibility and oversight for inpatient hospitals, outpatient facilities, freestanding emergency rooms, integrated health systems, surgery centers, cancer centers, clinical integrated networks, physician practices and more.

“I am excited to welcome Katrina to UC Health,” said Richard P. Lofgren, MD, president & CEO of UC Health. “Katrina’s commitment to a patient-first mindset coupled with her healthcare-specific legal experience make her an excellent addition to both our legal team and our executive leadership team.”

Most recently, English served as vice president/senior deputy general counsel and interim general counsel for Dayton, Oh.-based CareSource, one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans.

For nearly a decade, Katrina represented the Mercy Health System (now Bon Secours Mercy Health), serving five years as system vice president & network general counsel for Mercy Health North, which includes the Toledo, Lima and Lorain markets. She was a member of the executive leadership team responsible for managing more than 20 attorneys and 50 employees reporting up through the legal structure. Before this, she served as vice president & general counsel for Community Mercy Health Partners in Springfield, Ohio.

“Together with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health provides world-class clinical care, breakthrough research and the best in medical education to the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region,” English said. “I am thrilled to be joining this team and am looking forward to contributing to the system’s continued growth and momentum.”

Katrina holds a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications from Kent State University. She is a member, author and presenter for the American Health Lawyers Association and an adjunct professor of Health Law & Policy and Health Law & Ethics for Mercy College of Ohio.




About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching – a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians (with more than 800 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute; UC Cancer Institute; and UC Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at UCHealth.com.

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