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American Family Children's Hospital

UW Health Executive Leadership

Chief Executive Officer


Alan Kaplan, MD

Chief Executive Officer



Senior Leaders


Abigail Abongwa

Vice President, Revenue Cycle


Vicki Hill

Vice President, Clinical Operations
UW Health at The American Center

Stephanie Berkson, MPA

Vice President, Planning and Business Development

Beth Houlahan, DNP, RN, CENP

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Elizabeth Bolt
Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Patricia M. Hutter, JD
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel - Corporate Affairs

Deb Brausen, MS, RN

Vice President, Specialty Care

Jonathan Jaffery, MD, MS, MMM

Senior Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer, UW Health and President, UW Health ACO

Barb Byrne, DNSc

Vice President, Clinical Operations
American Family Children's Hospital

Nizar Jarjour, MD

Senior Vice President, Chief Academic Integration Officer, UW Health and President, UW Medical Foundation

Sandy Clark

Vice President, Information Services, and Chief Application Officer

Gary Johnson, JD

Vice President, Human Resources

Betsy Clough, MPH
Vice President for Performance Excellence and Project Management

Mark Johnson

Vice President, Managed Care Contracting

Michael Dallman, MBA, FACHE

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
President, University Health Care, Inc./UW Health Regional Division, Inc.

Troy Lepien

Vice President, Business Integrity/Chief Compliance Officer

Shannon Dean, MD

Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer

Mary Link, JD

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Legal Operations

Jocelyn DeWitt, PhD

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Teresa Neely

Senior Vice President and Chief Ambulatory Administrative Officer

Kelsie Doty

Vice President, Practice Plan

Peter Newcomer, MD

Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer

Susan Ertl, MSN, RN

Vice President, Regional System Integration

Jeff Poltawsky, FACHE

Senior Vice President
American Family Children's Hospital

Robert Flannery, CPA

Chief Financial Officer, UW Health

Chief Administrative Officer, UW Medical Foundation


Vice President, Associate Chief Nursing Officer

Wayne Frangesch

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, UW Health

John Sheehan, MHA, FACHE

President, UW Health at The American Center
Senior Vice President

Timothy Gaillard, MHA, FACHE

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, University Hospital

Paul VanAmerongen

Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Cory Geisler, JD
Vice President, Provider Services

Jodi Vitello
Vice President, Finance

Christopher Green, MD

Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs, and Associate Chief Medical Officer, University Hospital

Kelly Wilson, JD, MBA

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Matthew Heign

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Elizabeth Zaher

Vice President, Marketing and Communications