Harold L. Paz

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Harold L. Paz
Executive Vice President and Chancellor for Health Affairs
The Ohio State University
Committees: Quality and Professional Affairs, Wexner Medical Center Board

Dr. Harold L. Paz is the first to serve in the position of executive vice president and chancellor for health affairs at The Ohio State University. A nationally renowned healthcare leader with a unique combination of expertise in both academic medical centers and a Fortune 50 company, Dr. Paz is recognized as a visionary who advocates a comprehensive model to address health and wellness of individuals and communities in a rapidly evolving society.

At Ohio State, Dr. Paz, who goes by Hal, leads all seven health science colleges and the $3.7-billion Wexner Medical Center enterprise, which includes seven hospitals, a nationally ranked college of medicine, 20-plus research institutes, multiple ambulatory sites, an accountable care organization and a health plan.

A comprehensive flagship university, Ohio State is at the forefront of defining the future and educating the next generation of healthcare professionals for a very different world. Dr. Paz is future-focused and intent on addressing the healthcare needs of Ohioans in innovative, personalized and integrated ways. His passion for identifying nontraditional healthcare delivery methods — from digital applications to virtual visits supported by artificial intelligence and machine learning — will position Ohio State to lead the way in meeting our patients where they are through state-of-the-art digital solutions.