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Kevin B. Mahoney, DBA


University of Pennsylvania Health System

Kevin B. Mahoney is CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He assumed this role on July 1, 2019. Beginning in 1996, Dr. Mahoney’s leadership posts at Penn Medicine have included serving as executive vice president/chief administrative officer of UPHS, executive vice dean of the Perelman School of Medicine and senior vice president of UPHS. He also served as executive director of Phoenixville Hospital, as executive director/COO for Clinical Care Associates and as director of network development. His operational portfolio at Penn Medicine has included overseeing IT, strategic planning, the primary care network, human resources and capital planning. He has led several transformative construction projects and oversaw the implementation of a common EHR platform across five hospitals, numerous outpatient clinics and home care.

Dr. Mahoney is currently directing the development and construction of a new $1.5 billion hospital, The Pavilion, on Penn Medicine’s west Philadelphia campus. The largest capital project in Penn’s history, it is expected to be completed in 2021. Prior to joining UPHS, Dr. Mahoney served as vice president for Johnson & Higgins, where he provided leadership to the Health Group, including risk transfer and alternative risk management strategies. He also served as vice president of administration for nine years at Bryn Mawr Hospital and as director of administrative services at Episcopal Hospital for three years. He is a graduate of Millersville State College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics, and he holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a doctorate from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.


Master Series: Masters of Executive Leadership

Presented by Catherine Jacobson, Kevin B. Mahoney, DBA at 10:45 AM on Tuesday, March 29th.

Join Cathy Jacobson, president and CEO, Froedtert Health, and Kevin B. Mahoney, DBA, CEO, University of Pennsylvania Health System, as they share how they have successfully guided their organizations through the numerous challenges they have faced, including the COVID-19 pandemic. They will share advice for making impactful decisions that prioritize the health and safety of…