Executive Vice President, Banner – University Medicine.
Kathy Bollinger was named executive vice president of Banner – University Medicine Division in 2015, overseeing its three academic medical centers and robust medical group. Additionally, she is responsible for operating efficiency, clinical excellence and oversight of the University of Arizona Medical Schools’ relationships with Banner Health. In doing so, she serves as co-chair of the Academic Management Council, a governance council for Banner Academics.
Bollinger’s Banner Health journey spans more than three decades and is highlighted by such leadership positions as president of the Arizona West Region, CEO of Banner Estrella Medical Center and CEO of Banner Heart Hospital.
Bollinger holds a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology and a master’s in speech and language pathology from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.