Carol Keehan

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Sister Carol Keehan, D.C.
Carol Keehan World Economic Forum 2013.jpg
Carol Keehan at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in 2013
Alma materSt. Joseph's College
University of South Carolina[1]
EmployerCatholic Health Association of the United States

Sister Carol Keehan, D.C. is a member of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul and the CEO of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA).


In 2005 Keehan became the ninth President and CEO of CHA, overseeing all activities of the organization.[1] There are 620 hospitals affiliated with CHA.

She was awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (Cross for the Church and Pontiff) by Pope Benedict XVI.[1] For her dedication to "carrying on the healing ministry of Jesus Christ" she was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2010.[2]

She is a member of the Board of Trustees at St. John's University in New York.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Sister Carol Keehan, DC, RN, MS" (PDF). Cathollic Health Association of the United States. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
  2. ^ Reggie, Victoria (2010-04-29). "Sister Carol Keehan - The 2010 TIME 100". TIME. Retrieved 2015-05-07.
  3. ^ "Board of Trustees". Archived from the original on December 14, 2011. Retrieved March 31, 2012.