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Karen Morrison is president of the OhioHealth Foundation and senior vice president of OhioHealth Corp., where for over 20 years she has served as a health care executive, attorney and lobbyist. As Foundation president, Morrison provides executive fundraising leadership to advance the philanthropic mission of the enterprise and oversees all aspects of the foundation’s strategic operations. Morrison also serves as a trustee for Fifth Third Bank, Vanderbilt University Alumni Association, Illinois College of Optometry, Central State University Foundation and the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, among others. In 2012, she was appointed by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman to serve on the Board of Health for a second term, and to the Financial Review and Advisory Board for the city of Columbus. In March 2012, she was appointed by Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor to the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation. In 2013, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners appointed her to the County Budget and Economic Advisory Panel. Morrison earned her undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University, her graduate professional degree in Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, and her law degree from Capital University, where she recently served two terms on its board of trustees.