Dr. Kathy Carlson, 47, has been appointed president of Toledo Children's Hospital, effective June 25.
She will replace Jan McBride, 63, who has led the hospital since its formation in 1994. Ms. McBride, who started her career 40 years ago as a pediatric nurse, is retiring.
Dr. Carlson has served in several positions within ProMedica Health System, the parent company of Toledo Children's Hospital.
She has been vice president of patient care services and operations at Flower Hospital since 2001.
Toledo Children's Hospital is located within Toledo Hospital.