Jul 14, 2021
Ann Smith, MPA, MT (ASCP), FACHE, now retired, was the Senior Vice President for Hospital Services at UC Health where she was responsible for leading the integration and strategy of the inpatient care across all three UC Health sites. Prior to UC Health, Ann served UK HealthCare in a variety of roles. Having more than four decades of experience in healthcare operations, she is dedicated to fostering an environment that builds camaraderie and teamwork across the continuum of care with respect and humanity between the patients and caregivers as a critical component. Ann earned an undergraduate degree in Medical Technology and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kentucky. She currently holds positions on the Advisory Board for the UK College of Health Sciences CLM program as well as on the Board of the Active Women’s Health Initiative. Ann was inducted into the UK College of Health Science Hall of Fame in April of 2017. Ann has been an avid runner for the last 20 years. One full marathon, nine years on the Bourbon Chase team and too many half marathons, 10 milers, 10ks and others to count, she continues to train and enjoy the activity and the experiences associated with the sport.