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Kathryn Carrico

Kathryn CarricoVice President for Health Sciences Advancement

Kathryn Carrico was appointed vice president for Health Sciences Advancement effective January 1, 2019. In this role, she leads efforts to generate support for the university’s medical enterprise, Keck Medicine of USC, and oversees advancement activities for Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, the 600-physician practice group known as USC Care Medical Group, Inc. and the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

She reports jointly to the senior vice president for University Advancement, the dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and the senior vice president and chief executive officer for USC Health.

Carrico previously served as associate vice chancellor for development at the University of California, Los Angeles, overseeing principal gifts and fundraising for the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, the UCLA Veterans Initiative, the schools of nursing, dentistry, public health, the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center, and the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. At UCLA, she also served as assistant vice chancellor for health sciences development, overseeing fundraising for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, UCLA Health, and the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Carrico has also held advancement positions at the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center at Emory University, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.

Carrico earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Last Updated: 1/7/19