One Team on a Journey to Best Outcomes
The staff and leadership of Nationwide Children’s are driven by a passion for their work. A passion that stems from the hospital’s century-old mission. A passion that is the reason why more than 10,000 people come to work each day. Our leadership team is constantly striving to make Nationwide Children’s the best pediatric hospital in the world. Learn more about our leadership below.
Timothy Robinson is Chief Executive Officer of Nationwide Children's Hospital, which includes The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation and The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Rustin Morse, MD, serves as chief medical officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Morse is a nationally recognized leader in pediatric quality and safety.
Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE
Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE, is president of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and vice chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics.
Oluyinka O. Olutoye
In his role as Chief of Surgical Services, Oluyinka Olutoye, MD, leads one of the largest children’s hospital surgery departments in the world.
Catherine D. Krawczeski
Catherine Krawczeski, MD, is physician-in-chief and chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Krawczeski also serves as Chair of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Rhonda Comer serves as Senior Vice President of Legal Services for Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Rhonda’s background includes both law and health care —she started her career as a nurse before becoming a lawyer.
Patricia J. “Patty” McClimon is the Senior Vice President of Strategic and Facilities Planning for Nationwide Children's Hospital. She is responsible for the development and tracking of Nationwide Children’s long range strategic plan and its related master facilities plan.
Rick Miller is President and Chief Operating Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a position he has held since 2006. Rick has been employed by the hospital since 1985, and previously held several different administrative positions prior to being appointed COO.
Nelson Weichold serves as Chief Financial Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital where he oversees treasury operations, budgeting and cost accounting, financial reporting, revenue cycle and payer relations.
Lee Ann Wallace
Lee Ann Wallace, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, is Chief Nursing Officer at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Donna Teach is Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Her role includes oversight of all marketing, communication and digital functions.
Steve Testa was appointed President of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation in January 2018. He joined the Nationwide Children’s team in 2014 and served as Senior Vice President and Executive Director.
Olivia W. Thomas, MD, currently holds the position of Chief Diversity and Health Equity Officer at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Chair, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Inc./Nationwide Children's Hospital
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Chair, Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation
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