Katherine L. Peck

Kathy Peck, Chief Operating Officer for the University of Virginia School of Medicine

Katherine L. Peck, MBA

Katherine L. Peck, MBA, is the Chief Operating Officer for the University of Virginia School of Medicine. In this role, she oversees finances, information technology, strategy, human resources, and space for the School of Medicine.

Before coming to UVA, Kathy was the Executive Associate Dean of Finance and Administrative Services at the Indiana University School of Medicine for three and half years. Prior to Indiana University, Kathy served for eleven years as Associate Dean of Financial Services at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Joining academia in 2000, Kathy worked previously as CFO/Controller for private companies in a variety of industries including biotechnology, manufacturing, investment banking, and environmental waste management.

A member of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Group on Business Affairs, Kathy was past national Chair. Kathy is a member of the AAMC Data-Driven Academic Medical Center Committee as well as the AAMC Data and Benchmarking Committee for which she served as Chair from April 2008-April 2009. In addition, Kathy has participated on the VHA Medical Sharing Office Sole Source Contracting with Academic Affiliates Contract Pricing and Document Work Group and the AAMC Cost of Medical Education Resources Panel.

Kathy earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Yale University School of Management and a Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College.