Patty Hill-Callahan

Senior Vice President


Patty has led advancement for The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center and the seven health sciences colleges, including strategy and execution of fundraising, alumni engagement and philanthropic communications.  Her responsibilities include the Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, robust programs in sports medicine and neurology and the hospitals. Patty and her team, including the Wexner Medical Center and health science colleges, raised over $1 billion of the University’s $3 billion But for Ohio State campaign, the success of which was celebrated in fall of 2016.

Before joining Ohio State, Patty served as Associate Vice President for Principal Gifts at Johns Hopkins University.  In that role, she led strategic relationships with donors at the $5 million level and above across the institution.  That principal gift cohort accounted for achieving 60 percent of the University's total campaign goal.  Earlier in her career, Patty served at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where she directed a development program that raised more than $50 million a year.

Patty speaks nationally on such topics as the creation of grateful patient programs and best practices in principal gift fundraising. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, History and Fine Arts, from Mount Saint Mary’s University.

  • American Association of Orthodontists Foundation
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Cheshire Health Foundation
  • City of Hope
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Indiana University Foundation
  • LifeBridge Foundation
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem Foundation
  • OneFifteen Recovery
  • Our House Nantucket
  • Regional One Health
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation
  • Stony Brook Foundation
  • The Terry Fox Foundation
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
  • University of Hawaii Foundation

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