Charles Pangburn is new VP and Counsel at UC Health | Business
CINCINNATI (FOX19) - James A. Kingsbury, President & CEO of UC Health, has announced the appointment of Charles (Charlie) Pangburn, as Vice President and General Counsel, UC Health.
In his role, Pangburn will establish and organize the Office of General Counsel for UC Health. This office will serve the ongoing legal needs of UC Physicians, as well as the hospitals and other components of UC Health.
In announcing the appointment, Kingsbury stated “Charlie is a highly accomplished attorney whose distinguished legal career spans nearly three decades. We are very excited to have him join our executive team and to lead our new legal department. His integrity, service and reputation are beyond reproach.”
Pangburn most recently served as the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of University of Cincinnati Physicians, where he had a critical role in driving much of the complex legal work necessary to bring UC Health and UC Physicians together as one organization. Before joining UC Physicians, Pangburn served as Associate General Counsel of the University of Cincinnati, where he was the senior attorney in charge of the office serving the Academic Health Center and the University’s Research Office. He supervised five attorneys and paralegals and his practice concentrated on matters of general business and transactional law, healthcare law, and federal and state regulatory compliance.
Pangburn began his legal career in the United States Marine Corps. After completing his undergraduate degree at the United States Naval Academy, He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Marines. His first active duty assignment was serving as a field artillery officer at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. His second assignment was attending Villanova University School of Law, where he finished in the top five percent of his class, was a member of the Order of the Coif and also wrote for Villanova’s law review. After law school, Pangburn served the Marines in a variety of leadership and law-related positions, including Staff Counsel and Adjutant of the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. He left active duty in 1990 and entered private practice, but remained in the Marine Corps Reserves and retired a Colonel in 2008. His decorations include the Legion of Merit; the Bronze Star Medal (for his achievement in connection with combat operations while serving as Chief of Staff of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team in Iraq); the Meritorious Service Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
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