Kathleen Kinslow, CRNA, EdD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Aria-Jefferson Health;
Executive Vice President & Chief Integration Officer, Jefferson Health
Kathleen Kinslow, CRNA, EdD, MBA, is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aria-Jefferson Health and was also appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Integration Officer of Jefferson Health in July 2016. Prior to her current roles, Kathleen joined Aria in November 2010 as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Before joining Aria, she served as CEO and Executive Director of Pennsylvania Hospital, part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Kathleen’s tenure at Pennsylvania Hospital began in 1992 as Director of the School of Nurse Anesthesia, and she subsequently held progressive management and leadership positions, including Vice President of Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, before ultimately serving as CEO and Executive Director. In addition, she was Vice President of Hospital Operations for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and has held the academic appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania since 2006. A Philadelphia native with more than 35 years of experience in health care, Kathleen began her career in nursing. A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), she holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Ottawa University, Kansas City, a master’s degree in education from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, a master’s degree in nursing from Temple University, Philadelphia, a doctorate in education from Widener University, Chester, Pa., and a master’s degree in business administration from St. Joseph’s University. In 2016, Kathleen was appointed Chair, Board of Directors, for The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). In addition, she has been honored as one of the Top Fifty Business Women in Pennsylvania (2009) and is active in a variety of healthcare and nursing societies and organizations.