Together, we can accelerate discovery to improve child health.

Together, we can help the children of Cincinnati become the healthiest in the nation.

Togethe, we can Change the Outcome.

Message from Michael Fisher President & CEO

Thanks to your generous support, for more than 130 years Cincinnati Children’s has been a beacon of hope—for children right here in our community and, increasingly, from around the world. And, we’re dedicated to making sure that we’re here for the next 130 years. Thriving, leading, impacting child health in remarkable ways, as only Cincinnati Children’s can. That’s why we’ve launched the Change the Outcome campaign—to improve the health and lives of children. I invite you to join us in this effort. Together, we can change the outcome for the children of Cincinnati and the world.

Michael

  • Michael Fisher
  • Best Children's Hospitals - U.S. News and World Report - Honor Roll 2014-15
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Change the Outcome Campaign

With a goal of $250 million, the campaign will address two fundamental priorities:

Helping the Children of
Cincinnati Become the
Healthiest in the Nation

Community Health Initiatives

$125M

Accelerating
Discovery to Improve
Child Health

Global Impact Initiatives

$125M

Tom Cody and Kevin Kabat

Campaign
Leadership

Co-Chairs

  • Kevin Kabat
    Retired Vice Chairman & CEO, Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Tom Cody
    Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cincinnati Children’s

Campaign
Cabinet

Kevin T. Kabat—Co-Chair
Retired Vice Chairman & CEO
Fifth Third Bancorp
Thomas G. Cody, Esq—Co-Chair
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
S. Kay Geiger—Vice-Chair
President, PNC Bank
Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Gary “Doc” Huffman—Vice-Chair
Chairman, President and CEO
Ohio National Financial Services

Foundation
Board

S. Kay Geiger—Co-Chair
President, PNC Bank
Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Gary “Doc” Huffman—Co-Chair
Chairman, President and CEO
Ohio National Financial Services

Board of
Trustees

Thomas G. Cody, Esq—Chair
Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
Michael Fisher
President & CEO
Cincinnati Children’s

Campaign Cabinet

Kevin T. Kabat—Co-Chair
Vice Chairman & CEO
Fifth Third Bancorp
Thomas G. Cody, Esq—Co-Chair
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
S. Kay Geiger—Vice-chair
President, PNC Bank
Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Gary “Doc” Huffman—Vice-Chair
Chairman, President and CEO
Ohio National Financial Services

Members

Carol H. Armstrong
Community Volunteer
Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
Michael Fisher
President & CEO
Cincinnati Children’s
Deborah “Deb” A. Henretta
Group President, Global Beauty
Procter & Gamble
Gary L. Heiman
President & CEO
Standard Textile Company, Inc.
Lindner Family
American Financial Group
Ralph S. Michael, III
President & CEO
Fifth Third Bank (Cincinnati)
Latondra K. Newton
Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer Toyota
Jane D. Portman
Community Volunteer
Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s

Physician Advisors

Brian D. Coley, MD
Department of Radiology
Stella M. Davies, MBBS, PhD, MRCP
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Thomas G. Dewitt, MD, FAAP
General and Community Pediatrics
James M. Greenberg, MD
Perinatal Institute
Margaret K. Hostetter, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation
Cheryl Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN
Patient Services
Robert S. Kahn, MD, MPH
General Pediatrics & Community Health
Uma R. Kotagal, MBBS, MSc
James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
Punam Malik, MD
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Monica Mitchell, PhD
Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
Louis J. Muglia, MD, PhD
Perinatal Institute
John P. Perentesis, MD, FAAP
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Michael T. Sorter, MD
Division of Psychiatry
Lori J. Stark, PhD, ABPP
Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
Daniel von Allmen, MD
Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Russell Ware, MD, PhD
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Global Health Center

Foundation Board

S. Kay Geiger—Co-Chair
President, PNC Bank
Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Gary “Doc” Huffman—Co-Chair
Chairman, President and CEO
Ohio National Financial Services

Members

Joe Alter
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
AK Steel Corporation
Kit Andrews
Former Anchor
Local 12 News
Michael D. Barnes, Esq
President
Johnson Trust Company
Thomas W. Brennaman
Announcer
Fox Sports
Bret A. Caller
Manager and Co-Founder
Viking Partners, LLC
Mark Casella
Founder and CEO
Coppertree, Ltd.
David J. Cassady
Managing Partner
Cassady Schiller & Associates
Thomas G. Cody, Esq
Chair, Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
Alvin H. Crawford, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
David W. Ellis, III
Managing Director, Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Barbara J. Fitch
Community Volunteer
Board of Trustees, Emeritus
Cincinnati Children’s
Robert E. Gramann
Chairman
Healthcare Market Leader
GBBN Architects
Beth E. Guttman
Community Volunteer
Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
Michael A. Hirschfeld, Esq
Partner
Graydon, Head & Ritchey, LLP
Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
Dhani Jones
Chairman
Qey Capital
Kevin Jones
Regional President
Huntington National Bank
Caroline Joseph
Independent PR Consultant
Joseph Communications
Samir J. Kulkarni
COO/VP of Operations
Solica Construction
Patrick A. Lafley
Managing Director
Quadrant Partners, LLC
Jonathan P. Lawhead
General Manager
Local 12—WKRC-TV
Michael S. McGraw
President and CEO
R.G. McGraw Insurance Agency, Inc.
Jeanne W. Parlin
Community Volunteer
Jane D. Portman
Community Volunteer
Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
Wendy Ritch
Community Volunteer
J. Scott Robertson
Chairman
RCF Group
James E. Schwab
President & CEO
Interact for Health
William D. Sherman, Esq
Partner
Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker, LPA
Liza D. Smitherman
VP Professional Development
Jostin Construction, Inc.
Peter S. Strange
Retired Chairman
Messer, Inc.
Kathryn Ann Weichert Kranbuhl, MD
Retired Oncologist
Christ Hospital Cancer Center
Allen G. Zaring, IV
Chief Operating Officer
ARS Capital Management Ltd.
James M. Zimmerman, Esq
Partner
Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP

Physician Ambassadors

John P. Perentesis, MD, FAAP
Director, Division of Oncology and Cancer Programs
Executive Co-Director, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Robert S. Kahn, MD, MPH
Associate Director, General Pediatrics and Community Health
Associate Vice Chair, Community Health

Board of Trustees

Thomas G. Cody, Esq—Chair
Board of Trustees
Cincinnati Children’s
Michael Fisher
President & CEO
Cincinnati Children’s

Board of Trustees

Sharry P. Addison
Community Volunteer
Robert D.H. Anning
Senior Vice President of Investments
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Carol H. Armstrong
Community Volunteer
Richard G. Azizkhan, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief
Cincinnati Children’s
Lynwood L. Battle, Jr
Community Volunteer
Maureen Bisognano
President & CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Michael S. Cambron
Investment Advisor
Bartlett & Co.
Lee A. Carter
President
Carter Consulting
Dave Dougherty
CEO & Founder
Education-at-Work
Nancy Kreiger Eddy, PhD
R&D Manager, Global Personal Health
Procter & Gamble
Vallie Geier
Community Volunteer
S. Kay Geiger
President, Cincinnati/Northern KY
PNC Financial Services
Louis D. George
Managing Director
Taft Business Consulting, LLC
Beth E. Guttman
Community Volunteer
Deborah “Deb” A. Henretta
Group President, Global Beauty
Procter & Gamble
Michael A. Hirschfeld, Esq
Partner, Attorney at Law
Graydon, Head & Ritchey LLP
Margaret K. Hostetter, MD
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Research Foundation
Cincinnati Children’s
Gary “Doc” Huffman
President & CEO
Ohio National Financial Services
Mark Jahnke, Esq
President & CEO
Katz, Teller, Brant & Hild
Joyce J. Keeshin
Community Volunteer
M. Denise Kuprionis, Esq
President
The Governance Solutions Groups, LLC
Jane D. Portman
Community Volunteer
Liza D. Smitherman
VP Professional Development
Jostin Construction, Inc.
John W. Steinman
President
Forge Lumber, LLC
Pamela Terp
Community Volunteer
Felicia Williams
Senior Vice President,
Risk Management & Financial Services
Macy’s, Inc.
Craig S. Young
Venture Capitalist

Trustees Ex officio

Rt. Reverend Thomas Breidenthal
The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio

Trustees Emeriti

Ralph Burchenal
Barbara J Fitch
Geoffrey Place