Prior to joining the state’s academic medical center, Lee Ann Liska served as president and chief executive officer at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, chief operating officer for Mercy Health, executive director and senior vice president at University Hospital in Cincinnati, and as senior executive for MetroHealth and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.
Liska is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is a nationally recognized expert in health system optimization and previously served as adjunct professor at Xavier University and guest lecturer at the University of Cincinnati.
She serves on the boards of several not-for-profits including the American Heart Association, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, YWCA, Cincinnati Opera, and the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.
Liska earned an executive MBA and a bachelor’s degree in communication, both from Cleveland State University.
Areas of Expertise (4)
- American Heart Association : Board Member
- United Way of Greater Cincinnati : Board Member
- YWCA : Board Member
- Cincinnati Opera : Board Member
- Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden : Board Member
Media Appearances (3)
Augusta University Medical Center names CEO: 4 things to know
Becker's Hospital Review
"Lee Ann Liska has been named executive vice president for health affairs and CEO of Augusta (Ga.) University Medical Center, effective Aug. 22.
Here are four things to know about Ms. Liska..."
2 regional hospital leadership changes announced on same day
"Lee Ann Liska, now president and CEO of UC Medical Center, plans to leave UC Health to pursue other executive leadership opportunities, according to Lofgren’s memo..."
Memorial board discusses CEO candidates
"The four candidates moving on are: Aurelio M. Fernandez III, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Memorial Healthcare System; Dr. Robert E. Kelly, former president and chief operating officer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 2,400-bed medical center; Lee Ann Liska, president and chief executive officer, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, a 726-bed hospital, and Kennon Hetlage, chief executive officer, Memorial Hospital West..."