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Alumni Spotlight

Kristie Whitlatch

Kristie Whitlatch
President and CEO
King’s Daughters Health System


  • R.N., Ashland Community College
  • BSN, Bellarmine College
  • MSN, University of Phoenix
  • Wharton Executive Education Program, University of Pennsylvania: Professional Development - Finance; Executive Development; Mergers & Acquisitions; High Potential Leaders; Integrating Strategy and Finance for Value Creation; Finance for the Non-Financial Manager

Employment History

  • Part of the King’s Daughters team since 1987
  • Vice president, Heart and Vascular Center, KDMC
  • Director, Heart and Vascular Center, KDMC
  • Director, Quality Management, KDMC
  • Nurse manager, Neuro / Pulmonary, KDMC

Community Involvement

  • Board member, American Heart Association
  • Board member, Ashland Alliance
  • Member, Bluegrass Healthcare Quality Association
  • Ashland area representative, Kentucky Coalition for Heart Disease Prevention