Mark McDonald, MA
Vice President, Finance, Heart Institute
Mark McDonald received an MA from the University of Cincinnati. Subsequently, he held positions with Kaiser Permanente as Manager, Management Engineering, the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati as the Vice President for Cardiovascular Services, and the Ohio Heart and Vascular Center as the Chief Operating Officer prior to joining the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s as the Vice President (VP). The Heart Institute VP role is responsible for the integration of the clinical and research missions of the Heart Institute, strategic planning and daily operational business management. The institute encompasses Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, elements of other medical specialties and basic science research as a completely integrated service line. McDonald is published on strategic planning, operations analysis, facility design and cardiovascular business development. The articles reflect extensive experience in private practice, integrated delivery networks, adult and pediatric cardiovascular services.