Chief Strategy & Product Officer

Dr. Katy Lanz is a visionary healthcare executive with two decades of clinical and operational successes. She most recently led as Chief Clinical Officer for Aspire Health from start up to the largest palliative practice in the country. Currently, Katy is on the board of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and is a senior advisor to growing companies in the post acute space.

Prior to Aspire, Katy served as the Executive Director for Geriatric Services at UPMC, where she was also the founding Director in the Palliative Care Institute. While in this role, she designed and implemented innovative models in collaboration with UPMC Health Plan and led a cooperative demonstration with the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Innovation.

Katy is a nationally awarded clinical expert and mentor, fellow in palliative care, board certified in adult, geriatric, palliative care. She has leadership training through Vanderbilt’s Inaugural DNP program and Duke’s Leadership Fellowship. Katy is known for her practical, compassionate and transparent approach to clinical product design and partnerships.

In her free time, Katy can be found in a pottery studio, renovating homes or spending time with her family in Pittsburgh, PA and Greensboro, NC.

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