Mary Link, JD

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Legal Operations


Mary Link, UW Health Executive LeadershipMary Link, JD, is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Legal Operations, Risk and Regulatory for UW Health.


In this role, Mary is responsible for the direction and management of healthcare legal and risk management activities, in support of the mission, goals, and objectives of UW Health. Mary also serves in a leadership role to the legal and risk management teams.


Prior to this role, Mary served as General Counsel for Akron Children's Hospital, a freestanding children's hospital with more than 80 locations providing an array of services to children in Northeast Ohio. Mary's responsibilities included legal affairs, compliance, risk management, accreditation and regulatory matters.


Mary has practiced law for more than 25 years, in private practice and in-house roles. Prior to practicing law, Mary practiced as a Registered Nurse in a variety of inpatient settings.


Mary earned a BSN from Marquette University, a Master's degree from New York University, and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago.