Kris Kipp, Executive Director of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer, OSUCCC – James

Kris Kipp, MSN, RN, is the executive director of Patient Services and the chief nursing officer at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. Kris has more than 28 years in nursing and clinical operations leadership, including critical care and emergency/trauma.

In his new role, Kris has broad oversight over all administrative and operational aspects of our patient-care mission, including clinical operations, nursing, quality, patient safety, guest services, patient education, survivorship and volunteer services. Kris is an experienced, professional and transformational leader and has been very successful at developing collaborative opportunities between The James and various departments across The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Prior to his time at Ohio State, Kris held directorial roles at Akron General Medical Center from 1993-2003. From 1989-1993, he was at the Summa Health System – St. Thomas Campus in Akron, where his roles included administrative supervisor and clinical instructor. He earned his MSN at Kent State University’s College of Nursing and his BSN at St. Louis University.

Kris Kipp



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