Patty Manning-Courtney Named Cincinnati Children’s Chief of Staff

Patty Manning-Courtney Named Cincinnati Children’s Chief of Staff

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Patty Manning-Courtney, MD, has been appointed Chief of Staff at Cincinnati Children’s, succeeding Derek Wheeler, MD, who will step down from the role on Feb. 21.

Manning has held several leadership positions at the medical center, including vice president of medical operations for Ambulatory Services; associate chief of staff, Ambulatory Services; co-division director, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics; and founding director, Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

“Dr. Manning’s collaborative approach and enduring passion for improving the lives of children are two of the many reasons I am confident she will excel in her new role and help us reach new heights in the coming years,” says Steve Davis, MD, chief operating officer at Cincinnati Children’s.

Manning earned an undergraduate degree from Austin College and an MD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Cincinnati Children’s and was a fellow at the Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics. She has received numerous awards and honors throughout her career and is recognized internationally for her expertise on autism spectrum disorders.

"Dr. Manning is an amazing leader who has spent her entire career in Cincinnati,” says Wheeler. “She is a passionate and tireless advocate for children and has done a great job as the vice president of Ambulatory Operations. Her experience serving as acting chief of staff on occasion has provided her with significant in-depth knowledge of inpatient clinical operations. She will do a wonderful job as the new chief of staff."

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